Okra Magazine: Q&A: Micah LeMon, biomedical researcher turned bar manager

“Mixology might not be rocket science, but at The Alley Light in Charlottesville, Virginia, science is behind every concoction. Micah LeMon, a chemist and biomedical research hopeful turned bar manager at the James Beard Award-nominated restaurant, approached drinks like balancing a chemical equation. Twenty years after pouring his first drink, LeMon sees to the day-to-day operation, plans new drinks, and collects the latest ingredients foraged by “Digger Jay.””

Pick up a copy of Issue 4 of Okra. magazine to read the full story.

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