Articles Tagged: Places

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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Mardi Gras 2007

Things are back in full swing again this Fat Tuesday. New Orleans, although not fully recovered from Katrina, is open for business. And on Fat Tuesday that business is beads, parades, and lots and lots of drinking. The good news is that you don’t have to be in the Big Easy to celebrate. Mardi Gras has become a national party holiday (less its religious meaning) and is celebrated by fun folks all over the country.… Read more

Drink Stock Market

Imagine your favorite drink actually getting cheaper as the evening progresses. At the Trader Bar, in Melbourne, Austrailia that is exactly what can happen. Over the course of the night drink prices fluctuate like stocks on the NYSE. Prices are reset every 5–10 minutes depending on demand, the more popular the drink the higher the price. Depending on your fancy you are sure to pick up a bargain or two.

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100 Absolutes – The Results Are In

As we reported back in December, Absolut Vodka, set out on a campaign to let the public choose their 100 Absolutes in Fashion, Food & Drink, Culture, Technology and People/Places. Now after over 300,000 votes, the results are in and we now know that New York is the Absolute City and travel is the Absolute Hobby. So what about the topic near a dear to my heart, cocktails. I’ll break it down for you:

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Get Out Girls: Miami

It’s Super Bowl Weekend in Miami. These girls know how to have fun and there is not better place than South Beach. Follow these girls on a tour of awesome party places like the Shore Club, the Delano and the Ocean Avenue Strip. This video will give you a taste of off the field action going on this weekend.

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Top 10 US Party Cities

Maxim named the Top 10 Party Cities in the US recently. Here’s their list.
10. Chicago, Illionios
9. New York City, New York
8. Portland, Oregon
7. Atlanta, Georgia
6. Austin, Texas
5. Houston, Texas
4. Nashville, Tennessee
3. New Orleans, Louisiana
2. Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1. Las Vegas, Nevada

I have to agree with the Top 2. Las Vegas is, well Las Vegas and Milwaukee was recently named the Hardest Drinking City by Forbes. New … Read more


San Francisco Bay Area Bar Map

Google Bar Mashups are way cool here out start at one for San Francisco and the Bay Area. If you have a favorite, let us know.

CommunityWalk Map – San Francisco Bars

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DragonBar – San Francisco

Happy New Year.

This, the first post of 2007 goes to Ashley, Tara and the rest of the gang at the DragonBar for the awesome New Years Eve Party they threw.

Located in the heart of North Beach, this club has been around since 2003 and has become a mainstay of this now rejuvenated area of San Francisco. I’ve been here on many occasions, having worked just down the street at one point. This event … Read more

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Butch McGuire’s – Chicago

A few years ago, I spent a week at a buddies place in Chicago. A short walk from his place is the Gold Coast and Michigan Avenue, at that juncture of these two areas sits Butch McGuire’s. This classic bar in the most classic of places is a must stop for any weary traveler to the Windy City.

The place has a great bar menu (sliders, nachos and the best Rueben in Chicago), an awesome … Read more

Cocktail Eats – Goat Cheese Fondue

This great appetizer was discovered at Luna Park in San Francisco and is very easy to make for a party, or as a prelude to dinner.

This picture comes from eatingLA, about eating in LA, and their review of the Luna Park’s branch office in LA. This site is a must read for anyone looking for good eats in Los Angeles.

Here’s the recipe we cobbled together from talking to the staff, downing many orders … Read more

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