Barfly Book Release Party and Signing

Tuesday Febuary 19 Mill Valley’s Sweetwater 6 p.m.
Friday March 1 Ross Marin Art and Garden Center 11 a.m.
Barfly Book Release Party I am not James Bond…and neither are you! The Marin IJ’s popular Barfly columnist Jeff Burkhart, will give his take on cocktails, culture and class, including selected readings from his new book, Twenty Years Behind Bars, the spirited adventures of a real bartender Bring your copy for him to sign or purchase copies at the event. Be there or beware, what you learn could keep you out of his next column!

  • #25 iBooks Bestseller
  • Top 100 Amazon Bestseller
    Food Related Books
  • “more about mixing people than drinks”
    Christopher Kimball America’s Test Kitchen
  • “racy and innocent”
    Marin Independent Journal
  • “insightful writing about bar culture and human nature”
    SF Examiner
  • “the best stories are of the clueless at their worst behavior — often before they’ve ordered their first drink” “juicier reads than you would find in the pages of a family newspaper”
    Patch
  • “a book of riotous stories”
    The Bold Italic
  • “great book, quite funny, and includes recipes!”
    Joel Riddell, Dining Around, NewsTalk 910
  • “I love this book. It's insightful, sometimes laugh-out-loud funny, and includes expert cocktail recipes, too!”
    Erika Lenkert, author of Last-Minute Party Girl and Raw: the Uncook Book
  • “Served straight up, with humor, irreverence and a one-of-a-kind perspective, Twenty Years Behind Bars takes us up close into the life of bars, bartenders, and those who frequent both. To get any closer, you'd need be an olive in one of Burkhart's martini glasses.”
    Kimberley Lovato, author of the award winning cookbook, Walnut Wine & Truffle Groves