Learn how to behave at the bar on this week’s episode of The Mike & Judy Show! Judy McGuire is joined by guest co-host and boyfriend Spyro Poulos of Girl to Gorilla. Judy and Spyro are joined by a panel of New York City’s finest bartenders. Meet Joey Vargas, Dan Ruth, and Kitty Ostapowicz! Learn proper tipping etiquette, and find out what behaviors drive these bartenders crazy. Is it possible to tip a bartender too much? How do bartenders deal with blackout customers or people in recovery? Find out what are some of the grossest scenarios that these bartenders have dealt with, and how Yelp is destroying the bar business. This program has been brought to you by Roberta’s.
“You know what’s a great way to get a buyback? Bring your glassware to the bar!” [4:25] — Dan Ruth on The Mike & Judy Show
“Bartenders are just normal people. Don’t treat us like some slave behind the bar.” [10:00] — Joey Vargas on The Mike & Judy Show
“Personally, I have no problem with people who don’t drink at the bar or people who are in recovery… I have a few virgin cocktails up my sleeve for people like that.” [18:40] — Kitty Ostapowicz on The Mike & Judy Show