Bar: Frank's Place on Market (Akron)
Favorite Cocktail To Make: Negroni: It's the perfect combination of bitter, sweet and botanical.
Favorite Cocktail To Drink: Moscow Mule
Favorite Beer To Drink: 3 Floyd's Zombie Dust. It's a mind-blowing beer.
Most Popular Beer You Serve: Pabst Blue Ribbon
Favorite Bar in Cleveland/Akron: Annabel's, Akron
Favorite Patio: The Upper Deck, Portage Lakes
Best Happy Hour: Ray's Place, Akron
Craziest Thing That's Happened While You've Been Serving: An irate patron attacked me with her stiletto heel.
Celebrities Served: The vice president of New York's Hell's Angels, Evan Rachel Wood, Lady Dime (Dimebag Darrell's wifey)
Most Expensive Tab: I don't know the exact number, but it was around a grand. A middle-aged couple came to Devon Seafood Grill in Hershey, Pa., where I was bartending. She asked for the most expensive liquor we had. At the time it was Louis XIII de Remy Martin, a cognac, which we served for $110 an ounce. She threw back shots of that and gave her husband a look which just dared him to ask her to stop. He sat there silently. He must have really, really screwed up.
Biggest Tip: As a former NYC bartender, let's just say that the best tips weren't always monetary.
Favorite Thing To Do When Not Drinking: Cooking, bike riding, and imagining my two cats on a tandem bicycle.