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Kiss My Glass: Shaping the way people are drinking in San Diego

Kiss My Glass: Shaping the way people are drinking in San Diego

Christian Siglin, who claims he's "not a spring chicken any more," has hopped around the bar industry since he was 21 when he started as a barback at the Hyatt La Jolla. Now, 20 years later, after stops with Noble Experiment, Cutwater Spirts and many others, he's working to open a new space in South Park called Fernside with Adam Cook (Bluefoot).

Ahead of the bar and restaurant's opening (any day now), Siglin sat down with host Edwin Real of Facebook group Eating and Drinking in San Diego to chat about the following:

  • How the Fernside project came to be
  • A long history behind the bar starting at 21
  • Becoming his own boss
  • Growing up...
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