The Local Voice

Know Your Bartender: Katherine Montague (from TLV #159)


Where are you from, and how long have you lived in Oxford: Jackson, Mississippi – 10 years

In your experience, what is the most common reason to have a drink? Thirst!

What’s your favorite drink? Right now, the Rubia Fresa at Snackbar, Jameson, and Budweiser

Where’s your favorite spot to sip in Oxford? Ajax & City Grocery

What are your specialties? My favorite thing to make is margaritas.

Early alcohol experience: Beermosas before noon in the summer.

Most famous customer you’ve served: Ron Shapiro

Who would you most like to have a drink with? Just Jack

What have you been listening to so far this year? My dad’s records. I keep listening to his Temptations Anthology.

What band could your ears not live without? SMOG because I go crazy for Bill Callahan’s voice.

Have you bought anything awesome at The End Of All Music yet? My End Of All Music tote bag! I’m obsessed with it.

Favorite movie of all time: Bottle Rocket

Favorite sport & team: Football? Saints!

What mascot would you have picked for Ole Miss? I voted for the bear.

Read any good books lately? I really liked Aerogrammes by Tania James. It’s short stories.

What do you like best about living here? Saying hi to people you know on the street.

What would you like to see change in Oxford? I wish there was still a pool at the Downtown Inn.

What’s the funniest thing you’ve seen in your bar lately? Drunk waitresses playing board games is pretty funny.

Where would you be if you weren’t behind a bar? Sitting on a porch or hanging out with my dog.

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