“On November 4, Welton Room, at 2590 Welton Street, opened a second space in the same building as its original cocktail bar. The new Welton Room is larger, with more seating than the original and the addition of a kitchen. The original Welton Room, now called the Monkey Lounge at Welton Room, will continue to focus on its specialty cocktails.
The elegant cocktail bar originally opened in 2019, serving libations that are as much a show as a drink. The bartenders often use smoking wood chips, whipped foam, liquid nitrogen and other flair in preparing Welton Room’s signature cocktails. The bar has been so popular (and is so small), it often uses the lobby of the apartment building it’s in to host overflow guests, something co-owner Jorge Ortega says he is grateful for, even though it was not a long-term solution.
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Pazulski, Kristin. Westword 15 November 2022.