“The hard part about being a bartender,” said the writer Richard Braunstein, “is figuring out who is drunk and who is just stupid.” Bartending is, without a doubt, the toughest of all service industry jobs. Especially on one of the most popular tourist islands in the world. Part chemist and part psychologist, a bartender has to managed both the often contradictory wishes of … [Read more...] about 2012 MauiTime Bar Guide
Eh bartender: What’s up with you? How come you won’t serve anyone a Jagermeister even though it’s in the cooler right behind you? We asked for one, but you said no and then treated us like scum while serving the guy down the bar as many Patrons as he could down. Did you think he was cute? Was that it? Whatever–look, how about leaving your issues at the door next time when you … [Read more...] about Give Me Jagermeister or Give Me Death!
The other night a gentleman came in, sat down and ordered a Sex On The Beach. I had to stop for a moment to recall the recipe, because I hadn't made it in a very long time. I faintly heard an old Flock of Seagulls song as I reached for the peach schnapps and it made me think of all the drinks that used to be very popular, and now have all but disappeared from the … [Read more...] about Bartender Karl Kozel: It’s Getting Better All The Time via HuffPo, talks about bar trends for the better