Nick Caruana

a photo of Nick Caruana, a contributing writer at Serious Eats
Location: Washington, D.C.
Expertise: Cocktails
  • Nick is a self-taught classic cocktail expert who particularly loves whiskey, bitters, and amari.
  • His blog, The Straight Up, was a finalist in 2014 for best cocktail blog in Saveur's Best Food Blog Awards.
  • He contributes cocktail history and recipes to publications like Serious Eats, and his recipes have been featured by a number of magazines, blogs, and distillers.


About Serious Eats

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