Philadelphia The Female Bartenders You Need to Know in Philly While Philly has a ton of great fictional dudes that call this city home, we should really be obsessing over the slew of badass ladies who also dwell here -- especially those in the bartending world. In a male-dominated industry, these hardworking women are mixing some of the cities’ best cocktails and raking in the tips thanks to their killer drink-making expertise. Say hello to -- and then go order from -- 11 of the best female bartenders in Philadelphia.
Where to find her: Ela Specialty: “I really enjoy perfecting the classics, whether they be historical like the Aviation or modern like the Penicillin... I think the best drink I make is the Vieux Carre with just a few small alterations to the original recipe.”
What she’s doing when she’s not working: “My favorite thing to do is listen to audiobooks or podcasts. I can immerse myself in a good story or catch up on what’s going on in the world while I’m doing chores or just walking around the city.”
Favorite thing about Philadelphia: “I think Philadelphia is the best of a big city and a small town combined. I usually know someone wherever I go.” More Stuff You Will Like