Murrells Inlet bartender hails from Philly, but prefers pizza to cheese steak

February 3, 2014 

Chris Paric at Vienna's Pizzeria & Pub in Murrells Inlet. Photo by Mandy Rodgers for Weekly Surge.

SIGNATURE DRINK | Payday (Vanilla vodka, Frangelico, butterscotch and a touch of salt)

BARTENDER | Chris Paric, 41

WHERE | Vienna's Pizzeria & Pub

QUESTION | Which two teams would you have liked to see go to the Super Bowl this year?

ANSWER | The Eagles because I'm from outside of Philadelphia, and San Francisco because they're a good team. East Coast versus West Coast.

What do you miss most about Philly?

Friends, family, the nightlife and sporting events.

Do you eat a lot of cheese steaks?

No. I like them but I don't eat a lot of them. I eat more pizza than cheese steaks.

If you were a football player, what position would you play?

Wide receiver. I was a quarterback and wide receiver in school.

If you could play any sport professionally, what would it be?

Basketball.

If you were a cheerleader, which team would you want to yell your rah-rahs for?

I'd have to say the Eagles, but I wouldn't really "rah-rah".

Which team has the hottest cheerleaders?

How about the Dolphins? - they're in South Beach.

The best mascot?

The Philadelphia Phillies Phanatic, by far.

If Myrtle Beach had a mascot what should it be?

A dolphin or a porpoise.

If Weekly Surge had a mascot, what would it be?

A night owl.

How do you suppose mascots spend their off time at a mascot convention?

They practice their dance routines.

Mandy Rodgers, for Weekly Surge

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