Editor's Choice
Courtney Wilson, Old Major

We're giving ourselves a pat on the back for long ago recognizing Courtney Wilson's drink-making skills (the bartender graced our cover in February 2012 when she was mixing cocktails at Williams & Graham). She immediately struck us as having that rare combination of booze know-how and charm and continues to impress us behind the bar at her new home: Old Major. Ask her to whip up one of her signature scotch mixed drinks.

Reader's Choice
Randy Layman, Ace Eat Serve

Not only does Layman make a mean drink (we love his classic American concoctions), but he is also downright friendly—an enviable mix of talents.