SeanachaiThe full cocktail menu will be back soon, but one of the owners of Johns Island Whiskey Bar said guests can expect a new emphasis on breakfast later this year.
Founder Gerry Kieran, who opened the Maybank Highway venue as a private club in 2011, said he plans to do a “reassessment” involving an open space next door.
“I’m trying to get out of the night,” he says.
Before doing what the industry would call a “day shift“Kieran this summer is taking a short break to spend time with a friend who is a private chef at a ranch in Cody, Wyo. While he is away, he leaves Seanachai in the hands of partners. They have has embarked on a kitchen renovation, forcing the temporary suspension of the bar’s standard menu.
“Really (we’re) modernizing and updating it,” Kieran says.
With new owners on board, Seanachai also had to reapply for your liquor license. Kieran hopes to receive it within a few weeks. In the meantime, the bar offers wine and aperitif-based drinks, including the brand new Aperol Spritz.
“It’s the bloody government, so you never know,” Kieran says of the pace of the permissions. “But we are crossing our fingers. “
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