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Stop Bringing Your Kids to Boozy Brunch

Stop Bringing Your Kids to Boozy Brunch

Ban kids from boozy brunch. No, not the “boozy brunch” places that just threw a ”bottomless drinks” option on the menu to attract 20-somethings. I’m talking about music-thumping places with tables so close together you can smell the stranger next to you. I’m talking places that have to set a time limit on ”bottomless” because […]

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Is a Pregnant Bartender Bad Form or Badass?

Is a Pregnant Bartender Bad Form or Badass?

Full disclosure: I’ve already come to a conclusion about whether being a pregnant bartender is bad form or badass. It’s definitely badass. Perhaps there remains a stigma surrounding bartending while pregnant because alcohol, long hours on your feet, and having to deal with stress are not ideal pregnancy pairings. But for expectant mothers who have spent years […]

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In Defense Of The Six-Pack, Or: Why You Should Only Buy One Type Of Beer A Week

In Defense Of The Six-Pack, Or: Why You Should Only Buy One Type Of Beer A Week

It’s fair to say we live in a commitment-phobic culture. While you might think this phenomenon pertains only to your relationship, it’s also playing a role in something much more important: how you buy your beer. Commitment-phobia has become a pervasive theme in dining out. Think about it: how much hipper have snacks, appetizers, and tapas […]

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The Rosé Test

The Rosé Test

It happens like this almost every time. I’ll have a friend over and offer a glass of Rosé. The friend glances skeptically at the offering. “No thanks, I prefer red.” Sometimes I’ll get desperate–“But it’s not sweet,” I’ll counter. “You know, ROSE­AY, not ZIN.” And yet still: “No thanks.” Rosé began its rise in popularity […]

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