The Bartender Secrets Customers Don’t Know

The Bartender Secrets Customers Don’t Know

As with all professions, bartenders have insight into their workplaces that the rest of us can’t match. But given that the rest of us hang out at their workplace, we might benefit from learning a tip or two. We asked bartenders across the country: What’s one bartender secret that customers don’t know?...

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Co-worker from hell

Co-worker from hell

We’ve all heard the expression, “You can’t choose your family” and that’s true. Usually by default, we love our family regardless because we share blood or grew up down the hall from one another. Like the old Irish proverb states, “We can kick the shit out of our siblings but...

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But I’m alm ost 21!!!

But I’m alm ost 21!!!

Recently, on a rather uneventful night bartending, a group of guys sauntered into the bar and sat down. With one look at them, I knew they were underage. I asked for ID and immediately noticed one of the guys was already nervously clutching his, tapping it on the bar. I...

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What I Wish Customers Knew

What I Wish Customers Knew

Your bartender has a name that was given to them at birth by their parents. It is not “Baby”, “Sweetie”, “Sexy” or “Bar Maid”. Keep that in mind the next time you try to get your bartenders attention by obnoxiously hollering across the bar. Change, such as quarters, dimes, and...

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Yes… Bartending is a real job!

Yes… Bartending is a real job!

“What’s your real job”. Hard to believe but bartending is a “real job” done by real people. As bartenders we work as hard and as long as anybody else does. We just happen to be around a lot of liquor while doing it. Most people think that’s a perk of...

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BENDERS

BENDERS

Benders. They’re loads of fun when you’re in the process of alcohol overindulgence….but the post affects could cost you a lot of money, severe headaches, loss of appetite and sanity. Not to mention alcohol ridden 24 sweat beads and the leafy shakes. Friday night. It’s dead….and I’m looking at some...

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Drinking = Good for You

Drinking = Good for You

Yes, drinking is good for you. I mean, it can be if you do it correctly. Here I put together a list of drinks and their benefits so the next time your out it’s easier for you to make a conscious decision that you feel positive about. From aiding in...

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My dating life in hell

My dating life in hell

II truly hate those super happy people that walk around smiling for no apparent reason. Like. Why? Unless you have those vibrating panties on or you’re in a meditative euphoric state, which I wouldn’t advise in these streets, what the hell are you smiling about? Well. I found myself being...

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Bartender Diaries

Bartender Diaries

People constantly ask, “What is the craziest thing you’ve seen as a bartender?” That’s a difficult question to answer. Just like nothing is weird if everything is weird….. nothing is crazy if everything is crazy, right? Sure, I’ve dealt with a lot of interesting situations, but rarely can I give...

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Body Language Guide – Bar Patron Version

Body Language Guide – Bar Patron Version

Body Language Guide – Bar Patron Version We have the ability to read minds. Sounds a little crazy, huh? And by that I mean, body language says a lot about a person.. and if you’re good at reading it – you can get inside of their thinking. Unless of course,...

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