Kate Malczewski

Kate Malczewski


Kate Malczewski was born and raised in the suburbs of Ohio, which means she grew up calling soda ‘pop’ and considering tater tots a vegetable. After working for Food & Wine magazine in New York City, she moved to London, where she took up the role of reporter for Imbibe. She is now a full-time freelance journalist. Don’t get her started on her obsession with saké. Find her @katemalczewski

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Get low (and no): What challenges does the no- and low-abv spirits market still face?

The market seems primed for non-alcoholic spirits to continue their meteoric rise. However, no-abv spirits brands have a few major hurdles to overcome. Kate Malczewski reports.

News |  People & Places

Access all areas part 3: Resources to help you improve accessibility in your venue

If you've been inspired by our two other features in our series on making hospitality more accessible for disabled people, here are 5 resources to help.

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Access all areas part 2: Ways to make hospitality venues more accessible

In the second in our series on making hospitality more inclusive for disabled people, we look at 5 of the most effective ways to make your venue more accessible.

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Access all areas: Making the on-trade more accessible for disabled people

Why does an industry built on the concept of welcoming all guests so often overlook disabled customers? Kate Malczewski investigates how bars and pubs can be more inclusive.

News

Pre-mixed in the pandemic: Are the tides turning for kegged cocktails?

Kegged cocktails have solved a problem for some venues adapting to life in the age of Covid. Will this signal a shift in perceptions of the format, asks Kate Malczewski.

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5 festive launches for Christmas 2020

Are we even having Christmas this year though?

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Christmas 2020 – what does it hold for UK bars?

The Christmas trading period has never been so important – or unpredictable. Kate Malczewski explores the measures to make the 2020 festive season both safe and prosperous behind the bar.

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‘The world upside down’: How curfew is affecting the on-trade

'The guys trying the hardest are taking the biggest hit.'

Podcasts

SipAdvisor: Listen to our first Imbibe podcast

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our new monthly podcast and our first episode features all-star line-up: the Artesian’s Anna Sebastian; sommelier Jan Konetzki; beer writer Pete Brown; Club Soda’s Laura Willoughby, and ciderologist Gabe Cook.

SipAdvisor special: Natural wine podcast

Following the announcement earlier this year that ‘natural wine’ has been legally recognised in France as Vin méthode nature, our first  podcast special edition is entirely dedicated to the subject.

SipAdvisor: Episode 2

In the second episode of our podcast, we look at what re-opening might look like for the UK’s pubs bars and restaurants – including an interview with on-trade marketing legend Mark McCullough about the 100 Day Playbook, a muse on PPE for hospitality staff, all accompanied by a glass of English fizz for English Wine Week.

SipAdvisor: How to tackle no shows

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this third episode, we remember some of the venues that have had to close during the Covid-19 crisis before taking a closer look at the problem of no shows

News

Pre-mixed in the pandemic: Are the tides turning for kegged cocktails?

Kegged cocktails have solved a problem for some venues adapting to life in the age of Covid. Will this signal a shift in perceptions of the format, asks Kate Malczewski.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

5 festive launches for Christmas 2020

Are we even having Christmas this year though?

News |  Wine

Christmas 2020 – what does it hold for UK bars?

The Christmas trading period has never been so important – or unpredictable. Kate Malczewski explores the measures to make the 2020 festive season both safe and prosperous behind the bar.

News |  People & Places

‘The world upside down’: How curfew is affecting the on-trade

'The guys trying the hardest are taking the biggest hit.'

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Cancel the Curfew campaign launches ‘to keep the hospitality industry alive’

Hospitality professionals across the UK have joined forces to launch Cancel the Curfew, a campaign calling for the termination of the 10pm hospitality curfew instated by the government last Thursday.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

American Bar all stars unite for London Cocktail Week event

The Last Dance will bring together Declan McGurk, Erik Lorincz and Maxim Schulte.

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Diplomático introduces ‘super-premium’ rum suited to cocktails

The new expression has a bold, spicy character that asserts itself in stirred-down drinks.

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Celebrating the UK's most creative Negroni riffs

In honour of Negroni Week, we've rounded up inventive riffs on the classic from bars around the UK.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Cancel the Curfew campaign launches ‘to keep the hospitality industry alive’

Hospitality professionals across the UK have joined forces to launch Cancel the Curfew, a campaign calling for the termination of the 10pm hospitality curfew instated by the government last Thursday.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

American Bar all stars unite for London Cocktail Week event

The Last Dance will bring together Declan McGurk, Erik Lorincz and Maxim Schulte.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Diplomático introduces ‘super-premium’ rum suited to cocktails

The new expression has a bold, spicy character that asserts itself in stirred-down drinks.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Celebrating the UK's most creative Negroni riffs

In honour of Negroni Week, we've rounded up inventive riffs on the classic from bars around the UK.