Chances are you’ve been in a situation where you’ve been out having a few drinks with friends, and someone finally gets up to use the restroom. At that point, he or she is admonished as being the first person to “break the seal.” After that first bathroom trip, said individual will be back and forth to […]
As unofficial cultural overlord Bill Murray taught us, there are actually a few useful ways to deal with the eternal repetition of ”now”: learn piano, rethink your views on 19th century French poetry, reconnect with high school friends. By the end of the day, if America’s Sweetheart Andie MacDowell isn’t in love with you, well, you […]
You know that feeling, when you first enter your hotel room, and it seems like a magic kingdom of accommodations, and you’re the king? Neatly tucked bed linens, egregious thread and pillow counts, and, oh yes, the snack-filled minibar. Gleaming in the corner, tucked into the wall, a world of semi-nutritious promise and $8 candy […]
The show Cheers, for those of you who remember it, always seemed a bit like wishful thinking. For those of you that don’t remember it, it was a sitcom about a semi-dive bar in Boston.
OK, so we’re all getting a little tired of lists. The Internet’s shamelessly overflowing with them. “The 11 Hottest Congressmen of All Time.” “17 Ways to Tell If Your Cat is Cheating on You.” It’s getting, well, it’s getting weird. But if there’s one topic deserving of the importance of online ranking, it’s food. Better […]
Maybe you’re in college. Maybe you wanna go to grad school because, well, the job market. Or maybe you’re a nostalgic alumnus looking to drink the way you did in the old days. Whatever your motivations, we’ve got the place to get your scholarly libations. No surprise, you’ll find a lot of overlap (think fish […]
American wine culture is pretty happening right now, and restaurateurs around the country have picked up on it. That means that we’re increasingly seeing new cafés, restaurants, and wine bars all opening their doors with the promise of having the most interesting drinking options. But do they?
Night life and cave life don’t tend to intersect, unless you’re Batman. But in Petra, Jordan (one of the New 7 Wonders of the World) that’s exactly what happens, because it’s home to the oldest bar in the world, which just happens to occupy a 2000 year-old cave.
America, land of 50 states – plus Puerto Rico. It’s our states that make us unique, and nothing would be more unique than the ability to drink in two of those states at the same time. It also makes you even more of a patriot.