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Shelby Allison

Lost Lake
Chicago, Illinois
Shelby Allison opened Lost Lake with her partner Paul McGee, Land and Sea Dept., and Martin Cate of Smuggler’s Cove in January of 2015. Since then, Lost Lake has been named Imbibe magazine’s Cocktail Bar of the Year, earned a semifinalist James Beard Award nomination for Outstanding Bar Program, a semifinalist nomination for Best New American Cocktail Bar at Tales of the Cocktail's 2015 Spirited Awards, and earned the #66 position on Drinks International's list of World’s Best Bars. She enjoys tropical emojis and inventing overly-complicated garnishes for high volume tiki bars.

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