Autumn update

October 10th, 2009

You’ll have to excuse the lack of posting around here lately – for various reasons the past few months have been some of the busiest I’ve ever experienced so sometimes Oh Gosh! has had to be pushed to the back burner. Things are starting to get back to normal though, and rest assured I’ve got lots of exciting stuff coming up over the next few months including some great new reviews, cocktails and videos.

I’ve just returned from Germany where I was attending BCB, the annual German bar show ran by the good folks of Mixology Magazine. As with last year it was a superb show, with a fantastic lineup of speakers including Anistatia Miller & Jared Brown, Charles Schumann, Hidetsugu Ueno, Angus Winchester and Peter Dorelli. If you were unable to make it, check Oh Gosh! TV next week for some highlights from the show

BCB has the good fortune of being located in Berlin, a city with one of the best bar scenes I’ve experienced and a fine place to get a cocktail. In between sipping drinks and listening to talks I managed to make it to some of Berlin’s best bars, camera in hand, and you can also expect to see the great bars Becketts Kopf, Lebsensstern and the beautiful new Stagger Lee (pictured below) on OGTV over the next few weeks.

Stagger Lee

Finally, I’ve been lucky enough to be nominated for a Foodbuzz Award along with my friends Marleigh and Michael, plus some guy called Jeffrey Morgenthaler who must be new to blogging or something because I don’t remember reading anything by him recently. It’s always nice to be nominated for an award, and even more so when my fellow nominees are some of my favourite blogs. If you’d like to vote for me please visit here – it’s a bit of a long list but you only need to enter your name and email, and don’t have to vote for every category.


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4 responses to “Autumn update”

  1. Tiare Tiare says:

    What a wonderful photo Jay!


  2. oliver oliver says:

    our bar is called Becketts Kopf, Jay, double t, no ´.

  3. Jay Jay says:

    Tiare – Thanks. It’s actually a screen-grab from the video I took at Stagger Lee. Wait till you see the rest!

    Oliver – Oops, corrected now!

  4. Andreas Andreas says:

    And the other bar is correctly spelled as “Lebensstern” not as “Lebsensstern”.
    Although the locals obviously prefer to call it “Leberstern” (Liver-Star) ;-)


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