Gamlin Whiskey House Is a Welcome Retreat

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The steak tartare is hand-cut beef tenderloin, capers and cornichons topped with a golden egg and served with a baguette.

Gamlin Whiskey House, the brainchild of brothers Lucas and Derek Gamlin of SubZero Vodka Bar fame, is exactly the type of place a gal would want to spend her last night on Earth. It’s stocked to the rafters with quality booze, unapologetically meat-driven and offers a cozy spot for people-watching when the stuff hits the fan. Chef Ivy Magruder, formerly of Vin de Set, crafted the bourbon-themed menu, and the result is a restaurant that is straight out of Cigar Aficionado — hearty, masculine and full of things that will take years off of one’s life.

Keep reading: Cheryl Baehr's review of Gamlin Whiskey House.

Photos by Jennifer Silverberg for the Riverfront Times.

Published on January 14, 2014