Who | Troy Gilchrist
Where | Toronto, Canada
Current Bar | NAO Steakhouse
Past Bar(s) | Figo / Miss Thing’s / El Camino (Ottawa) / Ace Mercado (Ottawa) / Harbour 60 Steakhouse / Museum Tavern / URSA / Lucid Cocktail & Kitchen / Boehmer and others
Favourite Spirit | Whisky
Favourite Juice | Grapefruit
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Was going to say Negroni but Lucien Gaudin perhaps just edges it
Favourite Part of the Job | Just like playing on stage in a band, a perfectly executed performance behind a bar and making someones night offers a similar rush.
Favourite After Work Drink | Beer and a shot of Jameson
Favourite at Home Drink | Whisky or tequila
Favourite bar in the world | Happiness Forgets (London) – Shane Mulvany told me about it when he first moved here
Best known for | Making noise with instruments / making drinks / running really fast
Best story from behind the wood | The best ones aren’t conducive to a family show.
What do you collect? music / music gear / old concert tickets / spirits
Favourite thing about your city? You can actually afford live downtown and then afford to go to the sporting events, concerts, bars, and other unending events going on in this city. Much easier to do than in other world class cities.
What was the last photo that you took? Inside the Air Canada Centre for game 4 of the NBA Conference Finals: Toronto Raptors vs Cleveland Cavaliers.
Where was your last vacation? Last year I did 3 days in Montreal which was nice – I’ve been busy.
Any claims to fame? They named a movie after me……..
Belt or suspenders? Belt
Fernet or Cynar? Tromba
New Orleans or New York City? London
Glass or Tin? Tin