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"Lush Life: Portraits from the Bar" by Jill DeGroff

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The book, "Lush Life: Portraits from the Bar" is a collection of portraits and stories of the many colorful characters whom the author/illustrator has met in cafes and bars around the world. Along with the caricatures and stories, comes a selection of great cocktail recipes contributed by leading bar chefs, including Jill's husband and award-winning author/mixologist, Dale DeGroff. Her portraits have appeared in Theme Magazine, (UK), Mixology and Bar Magazines in Berlin and Slovakia, My Table, Beverage Media, and Imbibe (USA).

About the Author Jill DeGroff is a New York based artist who has made the streets and bars of cities around the world her "studio". She has been drawing caricatures all of her life, while also working as a graphic designer, and traveling with her husband, James Beard award - winning mixologist and author, Dale DeGroff. Departing from tradition, Jill steers clear of luminaries and portrays instead, the artists, bartenders, musicians, gypsies, and other nocturnal souls, drawing inspiration from masters like Art Speigelman, Al Hirchfeld, and Otto Dix
Summary of Highlights and Features
  • Caricatures of bartenders, musicians, and artists
Additional Info
  • Author, Editor, Illustrator: Jill DeGroff
  • Paperback: 80 pages
  • Publisher: Mud Puddle Books; first edition (November 1, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • Product Dimensions: 11.9 x 10.4 x 0.4 inches