F&W's #FOODWINEWOMEN series spotlights top women in food and drink in collaboration with Toklas Society. Follow the hashtag on Twitter (@foodandwine). What would mixology pro Rosie Schaap tell her younger self if given the chance? Read on to find out.
Who: Rosie Schaap, @rosieschaap
What: Bartender, Drink Columnist for The New York Times, Author of Drinking with Men: A Memoir
Where: New York City
If anyone had ever told me that spending much of my 20s sitting on a barstool would lead to a pretty cozy and fun niche as a writer, I don’t think I would’ve believed her. I don’t think I even would’ve believed there’s such a job as “drink writer.” It would’ve sounded too good to be true, and in truth, it kind of is.