September 12, 2019

Here's Your First Look at Pastiche, A New Bar Opening in East Side San Antonio

Pastiche manager and partner Benjamin Krick, the barman behind downtown craft-cocktail bar Jet-Setter, has taken Old World inspiration from European drinking spots to create a unique space with drinks, bites and a relaxed and quirky style. Surrounded by nearby landmarks such as St. Paul’s Square and Tucker’s, Pastiche will open on Friday, September 13 with cozy corners, an inviting backyard and a fresh approach to becoming a neighborhood bar. 
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Pastiche bartenders prepare Tokaji Cobbler cocktails for guests during the media preview night on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019.
Lea Thompson
Pastiche bartenders prepare Tokaji Cobbler cocktails for guests during the media preview night on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019.
Pastiche's bar is outfitted with a European-style glass chiller, allowing staffers to quickly serve spirits and bubbles at the ideal temperature.
Lea Thompson
Pastiche's bar is outfitted with a European-style glass chiller, allowing staffers to quickly serve spirits and bubbles at the ideal temperature.
The Bloodless Mary, made with basil, Akavit, Kümmel, Eau de Vie and tomato consommé is among the savory, unique cocktails found at Pastiche.
Lea Thompson
The Bloodless Mary, made with basil, Akavit, Kümmel, Eau de Vie and tomato consommé is among the savory, unique cocktails found at Pastiche.
A former cottage, Pastiche is filled with a mix of refined and quirky features including plush and inviting armchairs, a vintage wall-sized Swatch timepiece and stacks of hardcover books Krick found when he opened Jet-Setter.
Lea Thompson
A former cottage, Pastiche is filled with a mix of refined and quirky features including plush and inviting armchairs, a vintage wall-sized Swatch timepiece and stacks of hardcover books Krick found when he opened Jet-Setter.
Pastiche, a new bar that offers Old World spirts and wines,will open to East Side San Antonio on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019.
Lea Thompson
Pastiche, a new bar that offers Old World spirts and wines,will open to East Side San Antonio on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019.
Pastiche's Summer Chalet cocktail is made with pear brandy, Verjus, St. Germain, Génepy and Gewürtztraminer
Lea Thompson
Pastiche's Summer Chalet cocktail is made with pear brandy, Verjus, St. Germain, Génepy and Gewürtztraminer
Pastiche's bar is outfitted with a European-style glass chiller, allowing staffers to quickly serve spirits and bubbles at the ideal temperature.
Lea Thompson
Pastiche's bar is outfitted with a European-style glass chiller, allowing staffers to quickly serve spirits and bubbles at the ideal temperature.
The Ethereal cocktail includes Créme de Violet, Comoz Vermouth Blanc, Absinthe, Bergamot and Aqua di Cedro.
Lea Thompson
The Ethereal cocktail includes Créme de Violet, Comoz Vermouth Blanc, Absinthe, Bergamot and Aqua di Cedro.
Manger Benjamin Krick poses outside Pastiche, a new East Side San Antonio bar slated to open on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019.
Lea Thompson
Manger Benjamin Krick poses outside Pastiche, a new East Side San Antonio bar slated to open on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019.
In addition to the bar, Pastiche offers a open-faced refrigeration case for champagnes, ciders and wines, while a second case holds European wines and spirits such as cognacs, absinthes and brandies.
Lea Thompson
In addition to the bar, Pastiche offers a open-faced refrigeration case for champagnes, ciders and wines, while a second case holds European wines and spirits such as cognacs, absinthes and brandies.