Outstanding Bar Program, James Beard Award 2018 - Semifinalist

Distiller.com - "Detroit's Best Cocktail Bars"

Eater Detroit - "23 Must-Try Metro Detroit Burger Spots - Standby - Eater Detroit"

Supercall - "James Beard Nominees Recall Their Most Memorable Cocktails"

James Beard Foundation - "Meet The 2017 Restaurant and Chef Award Semifinalists"

Detroit Free Press - "Detroit chefs, restaurants in running for prestigious Beard Awards"

AirBnB - "Cocktail Bars - Insider Guidebook"

The Daily Beast- "Detroit in Three Drinks"

Thrillist Detroit- "The Boozy Trends That'll Take Over Detroit in 2017"

HOUR Detroit- "Explore Detroit's Cocktail Scene Through the Five Senses"

Thrillist Detroit- "Meet the Best Bartenders at Detroit Bars in 2016"

The Detroit News- "2016 Was a Stellar Year for Detroit Restaurants"

The Metro Times- "Ring in 2017 with a full stomach at these New Year's Eve dining events"

After 5 Detroit- "Top 10 Restaurants of 2016"

Vogue- "5 Industrial Cities Making America's Rust Belt Shine Again"

Star Chefs- "Bartender Joe Robinson of Standby"

Star Chefs- "2016 StarChefs Rust Belt, Rising Stars"

Eater Detroit- "Bar of the Year, Standby"

The Metro Times- "StarChefs names 2016 Rust Belt Rising Stars"

The Detroit Free Press- "Detroit posts strong showing in restaurant industry awards"

Travel Channel- "14 Distilled Autumn Cocktails" 

Livingly- "Best Place to Have a Drink in Every State"

Thrillist Detroit- "Best Neighborhoods for Eating Out in Metro Detroit"

The Detroit Free Press- "Top 10 Takeover dines at Standby in Detroit"

Thrillist- "Detroit is America's Next Cocktail Capital, Part 2"

Imbibe- "Cold Front Autumn Daiquiri"

Eater Detroit- "Hottest Restaurants in Detroit Right Now; September 2016"

MLive- "Where to Eat & Drink on Lions Game Day"

Imbibe- "Inside Look: Standby, Detroit"

Foodable TV- "Detroit Top 25"

StarChefs- "Bartender Joe Robinson of Standby Detroit"

Sweet- "Taking Cocktails to the Science Lab"

Thrillist- "Best Restaurants in Detroit"

Playboy.com- "Best Bars 2016, Nominee"

Imbibe- "Standby's Corn n' Oil"

Imbibe- "Standby's Tick of the Clock"

J'adore Detroit- "Winter's Coming"

Food Network- "40 Best Bars & Gastropubs in America for Food Lovers"

Crain's Chicago Business- "A Tourists' Guide to Detroit"

Eater Detroit- "21 Essential Detroit Late-Night Restaurants"

Thrillist Detroit- "Best Cocktail Bars in Detroit Right Now"

Opportunity Detroit- "Hidden Hot Spots in Downtown Detroit"

Eater Detroit- "Hottest Restaurants in Detroit Right Now"

The Exception- "10 Dining Destinations that Unlock Secrets in Detroit"

HOUR Detroit- "Best New Bar"

The Metro Times- "Where to Celebrate Negroni Week"

Eater Detroit- "Bartenders & Chefs Reveal Their Top Beer Pairings for Barbecue"

Thrillist Detroit- "New Detroit Restaurants & Bars We're Excited to Drink & Eat at All Summer"

Eater Detroit- Where to Drink Tiki Cocktails in Metro Detroit"

Michigan.org- "Detroit: Seeing is Believing"

Eater Detroit- "Scope Out Standby's Revamped Menu"

Crain's Detroit Business- "Changes at Standby"

Architectural Digest- "8 Street Art Hotspots in Detroit"

The NY Daily News- "Detroit is finally on the verge of a real renaissance"

Liquor.com- "Bartender of the Year"

The Detroit News- "Standby serves up niche dishes, craft cocktails in The Belt"

Eater Detroit- "Standby serves up 'Surprises'"

The Washington Post- "The Last Straw"

The Metro Times- "Best Male Bartender"

The Metro Times- "Best New Bar in Wayne County"

The Detroit Free Press- "Best New Restaurant No. 3 Standby"

The Detroit News- "Detroit dining scene abuzz with activity"

Fox 2 Detroit- "Savor Detroit draws in chefs from around the country"

Liquor.com- "11 New Cocktails to Drink in Bars Now: April 2016"

Rose City Style Guide- "The Standby"

Eater Detroit- "The Most Anticipated Detroit Restaurants and Bars, Spring 2016"

Paste magazine- "City in a Glass: Detroit"

Playboy- "17 Green Drinks for St. Patrick's Day That Actually Taste Great"

Deadline Detroit- "Detroit's Relatively New Fondness for Craft Cocktails"

Wildsam- "Detroit Essentials"

HOUR Detroit- "Solid Standby"

HOUR Detroit- "Hitting Their Stride"

The Metro Times- "Standby is already a cocktail (and dining) standard in downtown"

FoodableTV- "Detroit Beverage Experts Weigh in on Trends for 2016"

Brides- "Why Detroit is an Underrated Urban Honeymoon Destination"

Eater Detroit- "7 Spots to Sip Warm Cocktails in Metro Detroit"

Washington Post- "One of the country's poorest cities is suddenly becoming a food mecca"

The Metro Times- "Standby by makes its debut tonight in the Belt downtown"

The Detroit News- "Cheers: Standby makes a bold debut"

Thrillist- "Best New Restaurant, period"

Eater Detroit- "Say Hello to Standby, Downtown's New Art-Filled Cocktail Lounge"

The Detroit Free Press- "5 Highly Anticipated Restaurant Openings in Metro Detroit"

MLive.com- "Standby"

MLive.com- "Standby bar in downtown Detroit opening in early December"


Eater National- "America's Most Anticipated New Bars, Fall 2015" (August 2015)

The Metro Times- "Chef Brendon Edwards and bartender Joe Robinson to preview menu for Standby" (July 2015)

dBusiness- "Restaurant, Outdoor Bar Coming to The Belt Alley in Downtown Detroit" (June 2015)

Eater Detroit- "Chef Brendon Edwards and Bartender Joe Rob Reveal Alley Bar & Restaurant Concepts" (June 2015)