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Pegu Club Has Closed. This Is Why It Mattered. News came last week that Audrey Saunders’ Pegu Club, that elegant atelier of modern cocktails, has closed its glass front door for good.

Pegu Club Has Closed. This Is Why It Mattered.

After being shuttered for nearly two months like every other bar in New York City, its permanent closure didn’t come as a great surprise, but I still find my heart aching—over the loss of something special and beautiful but also in recognizing what Pegu meant and how it changed the way we drink and think. J.G. Melon and the Excellence of the Old-School Preppy Bar. I’ve walked through a frozen wasteland to get an Au Cheval and journeyed across the country to go Animal Style.

J.G. Melon and the Excellence of the Old-School Preppy Bar

I’ve had a Juicy Lucy in the Twin Cities and made the trek to New Haven to try Louis’ Lunch. These proclivities meant my first stop in Japan was a Wendy’s, and a pilgrimage to a kosher McDonald’s in Israel was a must. I’ve taken advice from sages (read: “best burger” lists on the Internet) and tried everything high and low. I’ve had burgers on the beach (Rippers, baby!) 7 Signs Your Bartender Really Knows What They’re Doing. A bartender’s job is a balancing act.

7 Signs Your Bartender Really Knows What They’re Doing

It requires juggling an assortment of drink orders and patron personalities, all while remaining calm, friendly and focused. It’s not a job for the easily frazzled. Unfortunately, though, everyone has had that other kind of bartender—the one you have to strain to flag down for a cocktail, and even then, you wind up with a disappointing drink. The Age of the Imitation Dive Bar. Late last year, Dolly’s Swing and Dive, a self-proclaimed dive bar, opened amongst the luxury condominiums of Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

The Age of the Imitation Dive Bar

“Your favorite dive bar from your 20s, reimagined as your favorite neighborhood bar … with a jukebox and weekend DJs. Take out the dive bar bathroom. Keep the dive bar pricing!” Texas: Ginny’s Little Longhorn Saloon (Austin) from The Best Dive Bar in Every State. The World's Best Bars - Genre Bar Cocktail. The Black Bartenders That Created the Dive Bar. Wine vs. Health in 2019 (OMG We're All Going To Die!) One Woman's Noble Mission to Document Madrid's No-Frills Bars. True Laurel Bar From David Barzelay and Nicolas Torres.

The Hip Flask Guide. ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ (22) -100% ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ (52) TOP Soldiers, explorers and even a pope (Pius XII) carried a hip flask – the latter “for medical reasons”.

The Hip Flask Guide

It’s a traditional men’s accessory, but it definitely has its DOs and DON’Ts. The Gentleman’s Gazette prepared this little guide to help you handle this classic accessory with care. Hip flasks, also known simply as a flask, is a container specifically designed to hold a portion of hard liquor that is carried in a pocket. O.O. And then the party started/And there were ten flasks. California Approves 4 a.m. Last Call, Everyone Wins. How to Pull off Drinking Alone Without Looking Sad. 21 Best Bars in America 2018 - Where to Drink in the USA This Year. Remembering The Knox Street Pub, Dallas' Home For Counterculture. Of Beans and Men: L.A.’s Famous Dive Barney’s Beanery. Five-Cent Beers and Hard-Drinking Horses: 15 Saloon Photos Reveal the Real Wild West. Emily Saladino Five-Cent Beers and Hard-Drinking Horses: 15 Saloon Photos Reveal the Real Wild West The Western frontier is equal parts geographical destination, era, and myth for most Americans.

Five-Cent Beers and Hard-Drinking Horses: 15 Saloon Photos Reveal the Real Wild West

Notions of the so-called Wild West conjure evocative hyphenates; we envision hard-scrabble folks carving out lives in punishing conditions, rife with dust-filled saloons and hard-drinking cowboys. This folklore inspires odes by Willie Nelson and Will Smith, and decades of films, television, and fashion. The actual timeframe starts with the 1803 Louisiana Purchase, a massive expansion in which the fledgling United States doubled its size, and ends circa 1912, when Arizona joined the union as its 48th contiguous state.

All continental American territories west of the Mississippi River were part of the frontier. Debunking the Biggest Cocktails & Spirits Myths. A Visual Tour of 35 Literary Bars and Cafés from Around the World. After Building the World's Best Wine List, Pascaline Lepeltier Moves On. On the last day of August, 2017, Master Sommelier Pascaline Lepeltier posted a series of 10 photos on Instagram, featuring some of the world’s finest wine bottles. “8 years building a list,” read each caption, followed by the hashtag #bestwinelistintheworld.

After Building the World's Best Wine List, Pascaline Lepeltier Moves On

As beverage director of Rouge Tomate Chelsea, Lepeltier had built arguably the world’s best wine list. It had just been named the 2017 Best Long Wine List in the World by World of Fine Wine. The bottles showcased on Lepeltier’s feed were evidence of the program’s prestige, which she had spent eight years building. 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. Before I leave, I’ll have consumed at least 1,200 calories in drinks alone and made friends with the best bartender I know. Follow this pub crawling guide for next night out. The Best Bars in Dallas. They are the places where business ideas are born, relationships are begun, and all of life’s miseries are held at bay by another glass and a few more minutes with the best friend who makes you laugh.

The Best Bars in Dallas

Bottoms up: This is the ultimate curated compendium of Dallas’ 143 best bars. The Best All-Around Bars in Dallas Addison PointThe Point has been tucked into a Belt Line strip center since the late 1970s, and, until recently, it looked like it. 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. 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. 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. I was feeling apprehensive. Confession: I rarely drink coffee. I don’t often hang out in coffee shops. I’d rather be at a bar, where I can order alcohol, my addictive liquid of choice. 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. 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. 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?” 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. Happy Hour got its first associations with grown-up socializing in the Navy. The 21 Best Cocktail Bars in America. 'The Bar' At Hotel Bel-Air, Where Hollywood's Golden Age Never Ended. Hotel entrance circa 1951. Copyright, Hotel Bel-Air, via Andrew Harper. Employees Only - Welcome. Secret Bars - Hard to Find Speakeasies. 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).

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. Sweat-analyzing AlcoStop system could thwart would-be drunk drivers. 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). Bar Etiquette: Rules for Buying Your Bartender A Drink. 39902. George Parker was enjoying midday drinks with clients when he clocked Spanish painter Salvador Dali — white cape, top hat, cane and all — sauntering into the restaurant to grab a seat for himself and his tiny pet leopard.

13-Year-Old Drinking Prodigy Accepted To Ohio State. The Four Stages of Being a Dive Bar Regular. I am what is commonly known as a binge drinker. American Bad Decision Bars. Every Bartender's Worst Enemies - Bad Bar Behavior. The Best Bars At The 10 Busiest Airports In America. 15 Beautiful Mid-Century Cocktail Lounge Postcards. How Tinseltown Got Tipsy: A Boozy Taste Of Hollywood History. 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. 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.