Who | Domonique Martin
Where | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Current Bar | Pizza Carano, Another Beer Co
Past Bar(s) | The Keep Bar (Detroit), Whisky Parlor (Detroit)
Favourite Spirit | Imma bourbon boy ball the bay…. All the way.
Favourite Juice | Mango! Preferably mango nectar, but juice all the same.
Favourite Classic Cocktail | La Louisiane. That sweet velvet suit sipper.
Favourite Part of the Job | Introducing people to great drinks they’ve never heard of before. That, and being able to dust off my old standup routines. Though tired and outdated, they may be.
Favourite After Work Drink | Glass of Lambrusco.
Favourite at Home Drink | Strong Daiquiri
Favourite bar in the world | The Sugar House (Detroit)
Best known for | Finding any excuse to wear my Sundays best, every dang day of the week.
Favourite “at work” memory | Starting a sing along behind the bar with patrons and some staff to the song, Human Nature by Michael Jackson. Needless to say, there was a lot of moonwalkin that night.
What do you collect? Various decks of playing cards. I’ve gotta small chest full now.
Favourite thing about your city? The li’l hidden gems that pop up oh so spontaneously, especially when it comes to delicious libations.
What was the last photo that you took? An outfit that was putting together for a party. Still on the hunt for the right shoes though.
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Definitely Singapore.
Any claims to fame? I won best dressed at an Oscar party in Vancouver a couple years back, as well as second place in Flor de Caña’s sustainable cocktail competition, West Coast Finals 2022.
Prosecco or Cava? Oh, um, Lambrusco…… and then Cava.
Angostura or Peychaud’s? How about peyngostura?
Singapore or San Francisco? How about singofrisco?
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Pineapple.
Are you available for freelance gigs? In the words of the late great, Luther Vandross.. *ahem* “Alwaaays aaand foreverrrrr.” Yes
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