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Sloppy Joe’s – Key West

Windows Mobile is going to help us chronicle our many travels to bars and events around the globe with their mobile and mapping technology. To kick this off—and with it being cold everywhere except Florida and Hawaii these days—, what would be more perfect than to visit Hemingway hangout in sunny, warm Key West institution Sloppy Joe’s Bar?

Located at Greene & Duval Streets in the heart of Key West, Sloppy Joe’s has been delighting … Read more

A Night In Vegas

I was recently in Vegas for a whirl wind 30 hours to attend Blogworld with the FM crew. After landing and attending the show, we set out to try some of the bars on the strip (there are a few).

First stop, the Irish Pub at NewYork NewYork for a few pints of Guinness (duh!). Next, we paused at a very tired cocktail lounge off the casino at the Excalibur. Trying to keep it simple, … Read more

An Interview with the King of Cocktails

For those who don’t know the Dale DeGroff, the legendary bartender who grew to fame at New York’s Rainbow Room, this is a great introduction to the man and his no nonsense cocktail philosophy. He is not only responsible for the Cosmopolitan, but for helping to make bartending the creative, respectable profession it is today.

When asked, “Any tips for home mixologists on making drinks at home?”

Says the King of Cocktails, “If you have … Read more

Union Street Bar Crawl

Saturday marked the 5th Anniversary of Crawl SF’s Union Street Bar Crawl. The event started at the BarNone, ground zero for drinking on Union Street and San Francisco’s only post campus, campus bar. Not only is BarNone the #1 seller of Jägermeister, it is also famous for it beer pong tables. The Subterranean bar, formerly known as the Union Street Ale House, also features darts, pool and many, many beers on tap to help you … Read more

The Facebooker’s Guide to Palo Alto Nightlife

Valley Wag displaying their usual obsession with Facebook, put together this nice round up bars with in stumbling distance of Facebook headquarters in my hometown of Palo Alto, CA.

Starting at the top of University Avenue, Rudy’s is the first stop. Rudy’s has been around for years, or at least as long as I can remember and remains one of the homier (and divier) bars in Palo Alto.

Next comes NOLA on Ramona, a New … Read more

SF Cocktail Week – Closing Gala

Monday night marked the closing of San Francisco’s First Cocktail Week Celebration. The event took place at Absinthe, the wonderful Brasserie in Hayes Valley. The bar at Absinthe has become ground zero for great cocktails in San Francisco.

The front bar featured Manhattans, the Bengali Gimlet (made with Tanqueray Rangpur Gin and muddled lime leaves – yum!) and the house special version of the Sazerac (made with rye, simple syrup & Peychauds bitters in a … Read more

Celebrities Favorite Cocktails

The folks at Instyle Magazine recently put together this fun collection of cocktails our favorite celebrities love. They run the table from ultra fancy gourmet cocktails to simple I can get it anywhere drinks. Feel free to help us add to this list if you know a celebrity and their favorite libation.

Who – Jessica Biel
Cocktail – Angry Dragon
Where – The Grand, New York City

Who – Madonna
Cocktail – Pomegranate Martini
Where … Read more

SF Happy Hour with Jusitn.TV – Friday, May 25

Join Drink of the Week and Justin.TV in kicking off Memorial Day Weekend and the start of Summer with a FREE happy hour featuring drinks specials from Finlandia and Jet Set Energy Mixers!

This one will be held at the Dragon Bar in San Francisco on Friday, May 25 from 6pm to 9pm.

So if you are in San Francisco come on down toast Memorial Day and hang out with Justin, Amanda and the rest … Read more

Presidio Yacht Club

This is the view from the bar at the Presidio Yacht Club in Sausalito, CA! 

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Jameson Pub Award

The Local, an Irish Pub in Minneapolis, was honored recently by delegation from Dublin for selling the most Jameson on Earth. The Local, started by 2 Irish transplants sold nearly 400 cases of Jameson.

I would have thought my neighborhood Trader Joe’s would have been honored just on my purchases alone, but hats off to the Local for keeping the Holy Water flowing in America’s heartland.

The Local Irish Pub, Minneapolis, MN
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