Who | Tara Robinson
Where | Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Current Bar | Grand Trunk Saloon
Past Bar(s) | Grand Surf Lounge
Favourite Spirit | Bourbon
Favourite Juice | Guava
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Boulevardier
Favourite Part of the Job | Chatting with people about booze
Favourite After Work Drink | Fernet
Favourite at Home Drink | Wine
Favourite bar in the world | Virus in Bologna, Italy (not trying to be ironic during COVID)
Best known for | Fast lunch cocktails
Favourite “at work” memory | Our first busy night when we opened in 2016 making hundreds of cocktails to folks who had never really had good cocktails.
What do you collect? Souls
Favourite thing about your city? Pre-covid, Kitchener was developing a little cocktail block of about 6/7 bars. It was so amazing and drawing folks from other cities.
What was the last photo that you took? A cocktail. One of my newest bartenders new creation she worked so hard on.
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Vietnam
Prosecco or Cava? Oh wow … Cava.
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Both in the same drink. But Peychaud’s.
Singapore or San Francisco? San Fran. Good memories.
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Grapefruit.
Are you available for freelance gigs? Sure