Order This and Your Bartender Will Judge You
Local barkeeps divulge the drink orders that make their eyes roll.
“Falls Church may not be as lively as, say, Clarendon,” begins one of Clare and Don’s Beach Shack‘s Saturday night bartenders. “But we have our fair share of NoVA moms who come in and can down a few appletinis the night before their 8 a.m. pilates class.” One of the cocktail waitresses behind the bar laughs and adds, “We make so many appletinis. Not to stereotype, but it’s always rich, middle-aged groups of women who order them, and they’re always like ‘Oh come on, let’s be bad! Let’s have another!'”