For the last few months, foodies, whiskey lovers, Delray Beach residents, and many south Floridians have been looking forward to the opening of Warren Delray, a new American bistro and whiskey haven. In fact, I’ve received many inquiries if the new establishment was mine.
Why? Just because I’m a lover of the brown spirits, a self-proclaimed bourbon connoisseur, and a certified “Master” in the New Orleans Bourbon Society?
Well, Shaun Hall (of Quarantine Culinary fame and the Delray Beach Community Forum) and I visited my old friend John Fitzpatrick (or as some call him, “Fitzy”) at Warren Delray in mid-April for a sneak peek!
John, who has graced such establishments as Sopra, 32 East, and his namesake Fitzy’s 45 Lounge, spent some time at Makers Mark Bourbon House & Lounge in the Power & Light District of Kansas City. That’s where his life takes a turn… into learning about whiskey.
Sit back and turn your speakers up while John takes us for a behind-the-scenes tour during the build-out, and spends some time to answer questions such as: