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Honolulu Bar Round Up

As a nice break from these crisp, chilly fall days, our friends over at Hawaiirama have been busily adding reviews of bars all over the Hawaiian Islands. Here are a few:

Tiki’s – Awesome views in the center of Waikiki
Murphy’s – An Irish Sports Bar in the heart of downtown

Honolulu Weekly Bar Guide
Honolulu Advertiser

Photo by Restauranteur.

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Key West Fantasy Fest 2006

Having spent some time in Key West and being a big Halloween fan, this annual fall festival is incredible. Fantasy Fest has all the best of Mardi Gras, good music, great food and lots of drinks all with a cool tropical Halloween theme.

Fantasy Fest began back in 1978, when Joe Liszka, President of the County Tourism Board, noticed the perfect weather and lack of any tourists at all.So they did what folks in the … Read more

The Last Real Tiki Bar

Annette Nahinu, owner of La Mariana, sits by the bar area with her dog, Bombay. Everything’s for sale, she says, for $3 million.

GREGORY YAMAMOTO | The Honolulu Advertiser

Long after the other classic Hawaii bars turned off their taps and put away their blenders, the La Mariana Yacht Club has served as the louche outpost for tiki culture mavens and those craving a sense of old Hawaii. In fact, proprietress Annette Nahinu bought up … Read more

Lewers Lounge

The Halekulani is probably the nicest hotel in the whole state of Hawaii. It has a prime spot the beach, right in the center of Waikiki, yet has the feel of a much large secluded resort. The hotel has several terrific bars and restaurants that feature awesomely crafted island specialties. Pictured is my Mai Tai from the restaurant Orchid’s at sunset. It was delicious. We also experienced once of the best ever tuna poke’s at … Read more

The Sidecar

There are numerous stories on the Sidecar’s origins. However, Harry’s Bar in Paris is generally credited with inventing the Sidecar for a patron who often rode in the sidecar of a motorcycle. Pictured is the Sidecar we drank at Harry’s.

I am grateful to this unknown and unsung mixologist who brought us this cocktail, as it is my personal favorite, and I am eternally grateful to the Bix in San Francisco for introducing me to … Read more

Beermapping.com

One of the better uses of Google Maps API. This site has takes maps of about 20 American and pinpoints brewpubs, beer bars (as opposed to my beloved cocktail bar), homebrew stores, beer stores and breweries in town and the region. It’s color coded to boot.

If you are a beer lover and in a strange city, this site will help you at least help you find some good beer.

beermapping.com

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We Love Burritos

    Here in California we take Cinco de Mayo and Burritos seriously. We love them so much there are not one, but 3 blogs dedicated to the burrito.
    Burritoeater.com
    Burritophile.com
    Burritobot.com

Check ‘em out and vote for your favorite Burrito. Mine is Taqueria Azteca in Antonoi’s Nut House Bar in Palo Alto, CA. The best carnitas on either side of the boarder. As soon as I lern how, I’ll post a map.

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New York City Bar Map

This awesome tool is has over 1600 bars listed in New York City. It is combined with a handy NYC subway, which certainly makes bar hopping easy. Brought to you by the nice folks at New York On Tap.

New York City Bar / Subway Map

Technorati, New York City, New York City Bars, cocktails, drinking
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The Landing – Long Wharf – Boston

Awesome spot for a brew or tropical favorite in downtown Boston. Friendly service and handy take out from Legal Seafood down the street makes this outside wonder a perfect place to drink away a summer afternoon.

The Landing, Long Wharf, Boston

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SleazyBars: Find Your Sleazy Bar Here!

Any site that lists Antonio’s Nut House is a winner in my book.

SleazyBars :: Find your sleazy bar here !

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