Paloma Palacio Ortiz

Paloma Palacio Ortiz | Bartender Atlas

Who | Paloma Palacio Ortiz
Where | Mexico City, Mexico
Current Bar | Freelance
Past Bar(s) | Long Story Short, Bā Pacifico, Bizarro Café, Centenario 107, Parker & Lenox
Favourite Spirit | Bacanora / Gin
Favourite Juice | Mango
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Sbagliato
Favourite Part of the Job | Making experiences and teaching things to people that is new in the bar.
Favourite After Work Drink | Cuba libre
Favourite at Home Drink | Clamato beer
Favourite bar in the world | Impossible to choose
Best known for | Solving last minute problems
Favourite “at work” memory | The feeling I had my first day as a bartender knowing that probably I did it terribly wrong but I didn’t got fired and I knew I wanted to keep working behind the bar.

What do you collect? Coasters and pins
Favourite thing about your city? That never stops, it doesn’t matter if it’s Sunday midnight, you always find something to do.
What was the last photo that you took? My cat sleeping and looking cute.
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Spain
Any claims to fame? Being one of the 25th semifinalists (and only one from Mexico) for the 50 Best scholarship in 2022. Also serving the best water glasses in town.

Prosecco or Cava? Prosecco (almost without gas… I know, I know)
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Angostura
Singapore or San Francisco? San Francisco
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Grapefruit

Are you available for freelance gigs? Yes
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