Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Topless St. Louis Bartenders Cause a Splash on Bar Rescue Episode Airing Sunday

Posted By on Wed, Jul 6, 2016 at 3:03 PM

click to enlarge IMAGE VIA BAR RESCUE
  • image via Bar Rescue

A group of fun-loving bartenders who flash their boobs, twerk and do shots with patrons will be at the center of a new episode of Bar Rescue airing Sunday — and this one, we must admit, looks like a doozy.

In the episode, airing this Sunday, July 10, at 8 p.m. central time, host Jon Taffer visits City Bistro, a south city bar where apparently the staff is clearly having way too much fun. The Spike TV cameras capture the bartenders gyrating on top of the bar, flashing patrons and even doing headstands — thongs fully exposed.


"I call it Titty Bistro," one staffer tells the cameras.

"It totally took me by surprise whenever I saw them bartending — what they did to make money," owner Tiffany Hutchison admits. "It became the norm because it was helping pay the bills."

So what happens when Taffer's crew pays a visit? For that, you'll have to watch Bar Rescue. (Among other things, in the preview below, Taffer apparently calls the place "the antichrist of female bars." Say wha?)

Incidentally, City Bistro's problems may not have been limited to out-of-control bar staff; in a lawsuit we reported on, a bartender alleged the place was passing off cheap liquor as premium. Quelle horreur!

And when our correspondent visited after the Bar Rescue makeover, she wasn't impressed. Even after being rebranded as the Beechwood, she wrote, it needed a rescue.

But hey, it's hard to compete with twerking bartenders. What's bad for business often makes really good TV — and we can't wait to tune in. 

See also: Bar Rescue Came to St. Louis — and We Were There

See also: Even After Bar Rescue, the Beechwood Is in Need of a Rescue


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