Rich Heider -- head bartender at Market Street Kitchen and the guy who whips up the most outrageous, boozed-up hot chocolate in town -- cringes at the word "mixologist," so let's put terminology aside for a moment. He's a booze-slinger in possession of a sophisticated palate (the good ones always are) who happens to love Chartreuse. So much so that he has the Triumphant Cross -- the symbol used by the Carthusian monks -- tattooed on his forearm.
Rich Heider Market Street Hot Chocolate
What, you might be wondering, do monks have to do with Chartreuse? Absolutely everything (and I'll get to that in a minute). And why mix Chartreuse with chocolate? Because it's an unbelievably good -- if unlikely -- combo. Here's the backstory.More »