New Location for Mon Ami

The good folks at Bar du Mon Ami (Mon Ami Lounge) [ Facebook | Yelp ] announced on their Facebook page this morning that they are in the final stages of moving into their new location this week.

Mon Ami is where one of San Antonio’s best barmen plies his trade. Olaf Harmel was San Antonio Magazine’s Best Bartender in 2010, and represented San Antonio (along with two other SA barmen) in the recent “Most Inspired Bartender” competition in Austin. Continue reading

San Antonio Represents at “Most Inspired Bartender” Competition

San Antonio was well represented at the Most Inspired Bartender competition, sponsored by Bombay Sapphire and held in Austin on August 14th. Popular local barkeeps Chris Ware (head bartender at Bohanan’s), Olaf Harmel (Mon Ami) and Mathieu Muckensterm (bar manager at Coco) all participated.

Jennifer McInnis over at was in the audience and reports:

“Harmel, Muckensturm and Ware kept their cool while presenting their drinks to the three judges, who were excited to try Harmel’s Salmonesque cocktail, were intrigued by Muckenturm’s Coco Thai and liked Ware’s Ricky Maurin enough to include it in the top six finalists.”

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