A wise man once said it’s the little things in life that make the big things happen. We at The Standard love the minibar, and we think it’s one of those little things. No matter what you want from your hotel stay, the minibar has you covered—it makes the big nights big, and those antisocial hermit nights perfectly hermit-y. It’s hard to imagine a hotel stay without one, but minibars weren’t always a thing. To celebrate the beauty that is the minibar, here’s a mini history of one of the best little things in life.