New York. Beverly Hills. DowntownĀ Los Angeles. After many years away, Chris Bostick, the former general manager of Los Angelesā clandestine classic cocktail den The Varnish, has returned to the Lone Star State.
His new venture, Austinās recently openedĀ Half Step, has been hotly anticipated from every cocktail-loving corner of the country. āThis bar is about having worked in places likeĀ New YorkĀ andLos AngelesĀ and then offering those great experiences through the lens of Austin,ā Bostick says.
It only took a week of filing papers in a doctorās office as a teenager for Bostick to realize the sedentary life wasnāt for him. In fact, while in high school, he started washing dishes at a strip-mall Tex-Mex restaurant, āand realized right away I was meant to work on my feet,ā the native Texan recalls. āWhen they asked me to move up to busboy, I was amped. āThis is living,ā I thought.ā Read the rest here!