[Photo: Santiago Felipe]
Gulp down a Daddy’s Water Burn with this week’s Bar Babe, Matthew!
Bar that I work at: The Rosemont
How long I’ve worked there: Since June
What makes this bar great: It reminds me so much of Pulse Nightclub. Everyone here knows the staff, and we are all so excited to see everybody show up and get WILD because that’s how Troy Carson raised us.
Best drink I make: “Daddy’s Water Burn.” It’s one of our signature cocktails and it’s delicious.
I love it when customers: Flirt with me. Duh.
I hate it when customers: Flirt with me and then leave with someone else.
Craziest thing I’ve seen here: Bjork in the DJ booth
Other places I’ve worked: I work as a freelance makeup artist, but this is my first bar gig.
My hometown: Orlando, Florida.
Stuff I do when I’m not bartending: Try to pick up heavy things at Bushwick Crossfit. Eat, sleep, and fuck.
Single or Taken: Single. Relationships are for losers. 😜
Who/what turns me on: Someone who can treat me like a prince and a slut all at the same time. 😈
Favorite music: Death Cab for Cutie, the Postal Service, Bruce Springsteen, Nina Simone, David Bowie, Prince, Fleetwood Mac, Hole, LCD Soundsystem, Bon Iver, the Killers, Lil Wayne, Kanye West, Drake
Favorite movie or TV show: Movie = Bachelorette. I don’t watch TV.
My drag name would be: Polly Amores
Favorite gogo boy: My baby boy Danny Sygar… obvi.
Favorite DJ: Horrorchata …. She is mother.
Other stuff you need to know about me: My birthday party is at The Rosemont on November 18th. Cameron Cooper will be DJ’ing, along with other special guests. It’s called “Cake and Sodomy” and it’s gonna be wild. Please join us and see shows from some of my favorite Brooklyn performers.