Isaac on The Love Boat
An unexpected pleasure of Tales of The Cocktail 2012 in New Orleans: Francis and Mark met one of the worlds most iconic bartenders. Ted Lange played Isaac on The Love Boat. He was probably the first bartender Mark and Francis and their whole generation ever knew. Amongst the worlds best real bartenders, Ted is full of stories. Ted's character broke through a lot of stereotypes on network tv and in American culture. Ted was the first African American and the first bartender on a mainstream white TV series. He's an interesting and charming guy and he and The Restaurant Guys get along famously!
Podcast Date: 8/22/2012