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We Went to Chili's and Drank Every Margarita on the Menu. I’m sitting alone at the end of the upstairs bar of a Chili’s in New Jersey.

We Went to Chili's and Drank Every Margarita on the Menu

It’s 7:30 p.m., and I came to taste every single one of the 12 Margaritas on the menu. Follow this pub crawling guide for next night out. The Best Bars in Dallas. Coolmaterial. Whiskey.


The nectar of the gods. Seldom a word in the English language exists that gets our blood pumping as much as that sweet, sweet word. Whiskey. And when you hang it on a door outside a brick building, or on the flier to a party invitation, or even on the entry gates outside Hell itself, we’re immediately drawn to it. Which brings us to the current topic of discussion… Whiskey bars. The 404 Kitchen. Drinks that Hit Harder than Dad! New York and London Scored Almost All the World’s Best Bars. Declaring a “best” bar can be tricky.

New York and London Scored Almost All the World’s Best Bars

The things valued by a bunch of Miller Lite chugging Milwaukee Brewers fans (like a TV that’s showing the not-so-big game) is going to be a lot different than what a bunch of Cognac-sipping London bankers are after (like really private bathroom stalls). But every year, Drinks International enlists their 476 industry experts to cast votes and decide the question once and for all. Data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x864e98dd7287367d:0x807360f3e46f3c08!8m2!3d32.7840406!4d-96. Drugstore Cowboy. Have a Shakerito at Drugstore Cowboy – D Magazine. Perched on a round stool at drugstore cowboy, a bar-and-coffee-shop combo located in Deep Ellum, I’d just ordered the Shakerito, a blend of bourbon and cold brew.

Have a Shakerito at Drugstore Cowboy – D Magazine

I was feeling apprehensive. Confession: I rarely drink coffee. I don’t often hang out in coffee shops. Stunning Photos Of Brettos, The Oldest Bar In Athens. Ships to Reopen on July 13, Take a Look Inside. Comment Beloved Dallas dive, Ships, closed last year after more than 60 years of business.

Ships to Reopen on July 13, Take a Look Inside

We all shed a tear for the bar, said our goodbyes, and moved on. That was until a curious post sprung up from the shuttered dive’s Facebook page on June 30. “Believe in second chances,” was typed next to a photo of Ship’s front door. Obviously this caused plenty of speculation. Quotes About Drinking (445 quotes) Esquire's Best Bars in America​ 2016 - Where to Drink in the U.S.A. Today, this kind of bar numbers in the thousands, and you can find them in just about every town in the country.

Esquire's Best Bars in America​ 2016 - Where to Drink in the U.S.A.

Boise. Knoxville. Indianapolis. Springfield—all of the Springfields. Everywhere. For one thing, these places are full. Discovering Santa Fe’s ‘Margarita Trail’ (with recipes) The Surprising Origins Of Happy Hour. We’ve all tremulously uttered (or heard) the phrase “is Happy Hour…over?”

The Surprising Origins Of Happy Hour

But before you put in that last-minute drink order, ever stop to wonder when Happy Hour actually began? OK, put in your drink order, because we did the wondering for you. And it’s as scrambled an origin story as Happy Hour deserves, considering the term is now synonymous with frenzied discount drinking and making regrettable karaoke choices in a suit and tie. And just like how you ended up spending $60 on $5 Margaritas in two hours, the origins of Happy Hour aren’t entirely clear. As a phrase, “happy hour” is nothing new. The 21 Best Cocktail Bars in America. 'The Bar' At Hotel Bel-Air, Where Hollywood's Golden Age Never Ended. Hotel entrance circa 1951.

'The Bar' At Hotel Bel-Air, Where Hollywood's Golden Age Never Ended

Copyright, Hotel Bel-Air, via Andrew Harper Los Angeles has developed a reputation, one that’s rather unfair. Employees Only - Welcome. Secret Bars - Hard to Find Speakeasies. Ever since nightlife pros discovered people would pay $15 for a drink so long as they passed through a bookcase or backdoor first, the term "speakeasy" has become utterly meaningless.

Secret Bars - Hard to Find Speakeasies

You don't even need to bother with the elaborate entrances anymore! Just turn down the lights, put a gin cocktail on the menu, and suddenly, you're a secret Prohibition bar. Well, we here at Thrillist want to salute the bars that actually appreciate a little mystery, which is why we put together this list of the most secret bars in the United States. Bartesian Is The Keurig Of Cocktails. Famous Drunks in History. The great drunks of world history: Jeltsin, Picasso, Cleopatra, Churchill, Franklin, Peter the Great, Atatürk, Hemingway, Van Gogh, Botev and Aldrin (from left to right).

Famous Drunks in History

It’s often thought or said that heavy drinkers contribute nothing to society. Well, we believe the opposite is true. Some of the greatest men and women in world history made it a daily mission to get absolutely smashed. The Best Cocktail Bars in Las Vegas. Thirst can take on many forms in Las Vegas. Luckily for the nearly 40 million people who visit the desert oasis each year seeking a summer escape and beyond, options for imbibing in the city are abundant. While comp’d beverages on the floor or celebratory champagne at a show will always be staples here, the resurgence of cocktail culture across the country has ignited a mixology renaissance in Las Vegas that shouldn’t be missed.

From the whimsy of the Strip to the booming nightlife of the revived downtown scene, best-in-class examples of bartender staples as well as original creations dot plenty of menus. The outstanding drink lists and engaging atmospheres of these seven options leave particularly strong first impressions in a crowded scene, making them a must-visit for anyone interested in raising a glass to good times. The Laundry Room. Sweat-analyzing AlcoStop system could thwart would-be drunk drivers. AlcoStop is demonstrated in a VW Beetle There are already in-vehicle systems that keep people from driving while intoxicated, although most of them require users to blow into a breathalyzer.

The prototype AlcoStop system, however, takes a less intrusive approach – it measures users' blood alcohol levels by analyzing their sweat via built-in sensors, and won't allow the car to start if those levels indicate that they're too drunk to drive. Bartender Horror Stories - Gross Things Bartenders Do. This Map Shows The Booziest Places In America. Some of America's cities are thirstier than others. A recent nationwide analysis from CareerBuilder revealed that among the country's major cities, Las Vegas and New Orleans have the highest ratios of bartenders per 1,000 residents (Las Vegas has 5.5 bartenders for every 1,000; New Orleans has 3.4).

This is not at all shocking, as both are cities with great tourism industries that promote "nightlife" as one of their essential activities. The data also revealed that there are close to 580,000 bartenders in the U.S., which equals 1.8 per 1,000 residents. Cities located in the Midwest, Great Plains, Pacific Northwest and Northeast tend to have more bartenders per residents compared to those in the West, South and Southeast. An unscientific guess would be that colder locations have a higher tendency to seek out alcohol for activity.

Check out Career Builder's interactive map below. Bar Etiquette: Rules for Buying Your Bartender A Drink. 39902. 13-Year-Old Drinking Prodigy Accepted To Ohio State. The Four Stages of Being a Dive Bar Regular. American Bad Decision Bars. You know that bar down the street from your place that has board games and does British comedy trivia every Wednesday night? Every Bartender's Worst Enemies - Bad Bar Behavior. B-Y-O-Beatrice. The Best Bars At The 10 Busiest Airports In America. Welcome to the worst travel week of the year. 15 Beautiful Mid-Century Cocktail Lounge Postcards. In the days before email and indoor smoking bans, urban and suburban restaurant “cocktail lounges” were common sights across America, many springing up along the nation’s newly paved highways. How Tinseltown Got Tipsy: A Boozy Taste Of Hollywood History. If the bars of Los Angeles could talk, they'd have an awful lot of tales to tell — old Hollywood was full of famously hard drinkers.

Death + Company. World's Best Airport Bars - In Between Flights, Listen to Live Music or Sit Poolside. Parliament. Best New Bars In America - Tiki Tolteca, NoMad Bar, Parliament. The world’s biggest drinkers are not who you think. BANGKOK — The Irish and Russians have long suffered under the stereotype that their men drink excessively. And they do. Health experts insist men should enjoy no more than two drinks per day. The average male Irish drinker has four. Russian guys? Powdered alcohol is a thing, promises to make game day better. The Best New Bars in America - 2013 Drink Openings. Where the Drinking Man Drinks by Thrillist & Dewars. The Best Speakeasies in America - 14 Bars with Hidden Entrances. These are the 33 best dive bars in America.