Brad Thomas Parsons interviewed bartenders across the country, including Toby Cecchini, about their desired final drink before dying for his new book, “Last Call.”
Brad Thomas Parsons is the author of Bitters (which was the winner of the James Beard and IACP Cookbook Awards, and a finalist for the Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards), Amaro, and Distillery Cats. His newest book is Last Call: Bartenders on Their Final Drink and the Wisdom and Rituals of Closing Time. He received an MFA in writing from Columbia University, and his work has appeared in Bon Appétit, Lucky Peach, Food & Wine, Travel + Leisure, PUNCH, and more. He lives in Brooklyn.