A friend comes to visit Chicago. You take him to a bar and he whistles to get the bartender’s attention. Today on Lin’s Bin at 7:15am and 6:15pm, I provide some much needed advice about bartender interaction. Of course, this essay required me to ruminate about the best songs for barflies and other insects of the night. A mix tape for your favorite bartender, perhaps?
The Rolling Stones-Honky Tonk Women. Live version chugs along nicely. “I met a gin-soaked barroom queen in Memphis.” Wait, it gets better.
Michael McDermott-Unemployed. What does an Irish kid from Chicago know about drinking? Plenty.
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