10 dating tips for bartenders
But you know that area that no one has claimed around the side of the bar? What will score you a free round or complimentary shots? Bartenders are busy and stressed, so the only people they’re going to be generous toward are those making their night easier.Steer clear—you’re blocking where the waitresses grab their drinks from the bartender, points out Chad Solomon, of the Midnight Rambler in Dallas. I’ve always considered myself a pretty rational person.Sure, I’ve broken nearly every bone in my body and have a penchant for dying my hair rainbow colors, but beyond that, I’m pretty level-headed.
“Just because we’re serving you, it doesn’t make us your servants,” says Bill Anderson, of Vie in Western Springs, Illinois.
I decided to be honest and told him, "I’m sorry, but this just isn’t going to work out." He was completely dumbfounded, so I explained that I just wasn’t into the kiss.
I know that may seem a bit harsh, but really, what’s the point of beating around the bush?
“Guys order an Old-Fashioned or a Sazerac, and then end up cringing at every sip, and their date can tell the drink is too strong for them.” Since mixologists want you to enjoy their creations—and you want to make a good impression with your date—ask for a menu if you don’t want your usual.
—picking something that sounds manly doesn’t mean it’ll taste good.
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