Who | Jay Meyers
Where | Toronto, Canada
Current Bar | Shameful Tiki Room Toronto
Past Bar(s) | Kitchen, Miller Tavern on Bay
Favourite Spirit | Rum
Favourite Juice | Orange, because guava isn’t just everywhere.
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Corpse Reviver #2
Favourite Part of the Job | learning and listening
Favourite After Work Drink | Banks, shot of rum, additional Banks
Favourite at Home Drink | Moosehead Radler
Favourite bar in the world | Big Bad John’s (Victoria)
Best known for | Big Bad John’s? probably the spiders suspended by fishing line above each table. Me? My rendition of Party in the USA and all around love for Miley.
Best story from behind the wood | I swear to god I’ll email a good story to you after I finish all this.
What do you collect? single dollar chips from casinos
Favourite thing about your city? how small and accepting it is.
What was the last photo that you took? i took a picture of 15 dirty tins that Alana left in a sink.
Where was your last vacation? Barbados
Any claims to fame? I met Gordie Howe when I was 8 or 9. I was the athlete of the month for Woodstock Ontario after getting 6 shutouts in a row. After that I just started bartending.
Belt or suspenders? Belt. It’s a fashionable tourniquet if the shit hits the fan.
Fernet or Cynar? Cynar. Artichoke farmers need all the help they can get.
New Orleans or New York City? New Orleans
Glass or Tin? Tin
Are you available for freelance gigs? aye. no fri-sats though.
Find him: Instagram – there’s a whole PR team that manages it.
Media: in the words of the great warrior-poet Kanye West – “don’t do no press but I get the most press kit.”