Q&A: Clarity’s Victor Walton

From 50 Best Restaurants 2017: Interviews with the front of the house

Clarity Victor Walton
Photo by Rey Lopez

Age: 48, with about half of those years behind the bar

Title: Bar and spirit curator

Career goals:
“I am more than happy doing what I’m doing. I like to move. I like to make people happy. I like to create things. I like my days off so I can run and do Bikram [yoga]. Most people just see the sunrise and the sunset. I don’t think we’re made for that.”

Bartending rule: “Customers come first.”

Favorite drinks
On the menu: Nutty Anejo (tequila, blueberry pickling liquid, Schisandra bitters, orgeat)
Shift drink: Victory Brewing Company DirtWolf Double IPA
At home: Woodford Reserve Double Oaked Bourbon

[Related: Clarity Review]

(50 Best Restaurants 2017November 2017)