Millennials, you still do all the drugs and have all the sex, but I have to break it to you--#realtalk--you do not know how to party. And it's bringing me down. Heading over to what's supposed to be the "jam," hosted by 24-year-old "scenesters," I always hope that there won't be finger foods but t ... More >>
Cinco De Mayo is just around the corner and that calls for some rounds of tequila and maybe a margarita or two. Here's a round-up of five places where you can get discounted booze on the Mexican independence day. 1) $5 bar at Tortoria. Tortaria's four Mexican-style beers on tap will all be $5 each ... More >>
Dos Equis is the first beer brand to reach the coveted milestone of 1 million 'Likes' on Facebook, thanks largely to the awesome Most Interesting Man in the World ads. [BusinessWeek] This Super Bowl Sunday, will you be drinking ale or lager, craft beer or Coors? Beer industry insiders weigh ... More >>
Interesting.In The New Yorker this week, Nick Paumgarten has lunch with The Most Interesting Man in the World. Well, sort of.
Sother TeagueSother Teague, the head bartender at Rye in Williamsburg, spent years cooking in restaurants around the country until, one day, he found himself behind the bar. When you find out what his superpower is, you'll wonder how he didn't end up there sooner. What should people order a ... More >>
An intern from the New York Post, not yet 21-years-old, was sent on a reporting mission to 30 alcohol-serving establishments across Manhattan, finding that 57% would provide him with drinks illegally. Some never checked his ID, which clearly read "UNDER 21 UNTIL," and others just didn't care. ... More >>
Compare these carefully constructed nachos -- invented by Ignacio "Nacho" Anaya near Eagle Pass, Texas, in 1943 -- with the anarchistic frat-house rendition. In today's Grub Street, blogger par excellence Daniel Maurer questions my review of El Cantinero, an ancient margarita mill catering t ... More >>
Washed Out: "Gary Low ain't got shit on me."Tonight, Hot Hot Heat begin their month-long residency at Public Assembly, an attempt to shed their image as radio-rock backwash that ends up on the John Tucker Must Die soundtrack. Over at the Bell House, Washed Out unleash the chill, much to the c ... More >>
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