6 Local Bartenders We Love
August 7, 2013
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LeeAnn Marhevsky from Frank's Place on Market in Akron
Favorite Cocktail To Make: Negroni: It's the perfect combination of bitter, sweet, and botanical. Favorite Cocktail To Drink: Moscow Mule. Favorite Beer To Drink: 3 Floyd's "Zombie Dust". It's a mind-blowing beer. Most Popular Beer You Serve: Pabst Blue Ribbon. Favorite Bar in Cleveland/Akron: Annabel's, Akron. Favorite Patio: The Upper Deck, Portage Lakes. Best Happy Hour: Ray's Place, Akron. Craziest Thing That's Happened While You've Been Serving: An irate patron attacked me with her stiletto heel. Celebrities Served: The Vice President of NY's Hell's Angels, Evan Rachel Wood, Lady Dime (Dimebag Darrell's wifey). Most Expensive Tab: I don't know they exact number, but it was around a grand. A middle aged couple came to Devon Seafood Grill in Hershey, PA, where I was bartending. She asked for the most expensive liquor we had. At the time it was Louis XIII de Remy Martin, a cognac, which we served for $110 an ounce. She threw back shots of that and gave her husband a look which just dared him to ask her to stop. He sat there silently, completely cowed. He must have really, really screwed up. Biggest Tip: As a former NYC bartender, let's just say that the best tips weren't always monetary. Favorite Thing To Do When Not Drinking: Cooking, bike riding, and imagining my two cats on a tandem bicycle.