Tag Archives: bars

  • ABQ Bar: ‘Breaking Bad’ Pop-Up Bar Coming to NYC

    ABQ Bar: ‘Breaking Bad’ Pop-Up Bar Coming to NYC

    I kind of thought the time for this sort of thing had passed, but it appears that the proprietors of ABQ Bar, a pop-up bar inspired by Breaking Bad and coming to New York City this summer, have taken their time in getting the details of their project exactly right. ABQ Bar uses an actual […]

  • ‘Where Bartenders Drink: The Last Word On the Glass’

    ‘Where Bartenders Drink: The Last Word On the Glass’

    Phaidon, publisher of the popular food guide Where Chefs Eat, is now applying the same principle to the equally important field of alcohol consumption. It’s called Where Bartenders Drink, and it’s chock full of 750 of the best drink spots all over the world. Titled in full Where Bartenders Drink: The Last Word On the […]

  • ‘The Waldorf Astoria Bar Book’

    ‘The Waldorf Astoria Bar Book’

    You’ve probably heard of Manhattan‘s Peacock Alley, even if you know it as “the Waldorf Astoria bar” rather than its proper name. Peacock Alley’s manager Frank Caiafa has written a new book all about the bar, and this popular conception of the bar’s name is reflected in its title: The Waldorf Astoria Bar Book. The […]

  • George’s Bar Based on ‘Seinfeld’ Character Opens in Australia

    George’s Bar Based on ‘Seinfeld’ Character Opens in Australia

    George Costanza was never what you’d call an entrepreneurial personality, content instead to squeak by at whatever do-little job he most recently managed to luck into in between naps under his desk. But that didn’t stop an annoying hard worker in Australia from opening up George’s Bar in Melbourne, Australia. George’s Bar is a place where […]

  • The 9 Best ‘Barcades’ in America

    The 9 Best ‘Barcades’ in America

    As far as “inspired combinations” go, it’s tough to do much better than pairing up classic video games and alcohol. That’s the principle behind the Barcade, a business that was started in Brooklyn in 2004 by brothers Kevin Beard and Scott Beard, Pete Langway, and Paul Kermizian—a business that has since inspired a bunch of […]

  • 9 Coolest Bar Hopping Apps

    9 Coolest Bar Hopping Apps

    The art of bar hopping has changed considerably over the last decade or so. Back in the pre-smartphone days, all you needed for a night bar hopping was plenty of cash and possibly a sick day in the morning. Now, you have all kinds of mobile apps to simplify and enhance the process. Here are […]