Published on May 18th, 2012 | by TLV News0
Know Your Bartender: Matt Hill of Volta Taverna (from TLV #156)
Name: Matthew Vic Hill
Bar where you work and your shifts? Volta Taverna, at the mercy of my employer.
Hometown? Oxford originally, Maine for a spell, Texas, and Arkansas
In your experience, what’s the most common reason to have a drink? Before then after
What’s your favorite drink? Jim and sprite
Where’s your favorite spot to sip in Oxford? 2317A University Ave
What are your specialties? Mediation and understanding
Early alcohol experience? Sometime a.m.
Most famous customer you’ve served? Dirk Bender
Who would you most like to have a drink with? Paul Rudd
Who would you most like to throw a drink on? Anyone engulfed in flames
What band could your ears not live without? Penguin Cafe Orchestra
Favorite movie of all time: Mary and Max
Favorite sport and team: Baseball; 2001 Diamond Backs
What’s your least favorite drink to make? Lemon Drop Martini
What drink should a man never order? O’Douls
Read any good books lately? I’m okay, being okay.
What do you like most about living here? The surplus of creative people.
What would you like to see change in Oxford? Cold beer at gas stations, warm welcomes at court.
Where would you be if you weren’t behind a bar? Water Valley
What dumb things do people always ask bartenders? Can I get this margarita to go?