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Behind the Bar: August 2019

Josh “Teeny” Travis, Tony's Corner Pocket

Josh “Teeny” Travis

What is your favorite shot to make? To drink?
Favorite to make:  White Gummy Bears with Ciroc Pineapple, Ciroc Red Berry, a splash of peach schnapps, and a splash of Sprite.
Favorite to drink:  Crown Royal Apple, straight up.

Where is your favorite place to drink when not on duty?
Darwin’s Pub, for karaoke.

What is a current bar drink trend you’d like to see end?
[Sarcastically] “I love making Bloody Marys!”

What is the best and worst holiday to work?  Why?
Best: Gay Pride—it has the best energy, tons of smiles, and skin!
Worst: Fourth of July—I get stuck inside and can’t see the fireworks!

Biggest tip from one customer?
I had a customer pay for one of my UH college courses with a $1,150 tip.

Who are the hardest customers to please?
Women throwing bachelorette parties!

If you weren’t a bartender, what career would you choose?
I’d be the best damn used-car salesman around!

Do you have any pets?
I have joint custody of a 145-pound pit bull named Pop Tart.

What is the best part about working at this bar?
Working with my sisters! This is the friendliest place on earth!

Tony’s Corner Pocket
817 W Dallas St.
(713) 571-7870


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