David Flaherty is the Beer & Spirits Director at Hearth Restaurant and the Terroir wine bars in NYC. A freelance beverage writer, he pens a monthly column called "Raising the Bar" for Nation's Restaurant News. David is a Cicerone Certified Beer Server, a wine geek, a seeker of fine spirits, a father, and a fledgling homebrewer. Blogs at Grapes & Grains.
Location: NY, NY
Favorite foods: Smoked beers, barrel-aged spirits and terroir-driven wines...oh, and meat, lots and lots of meat.
Last bite on earth: Whelks on toast with seaweed butter from Maison Premiere in Brooklyn.