Tag Archives: Sunday

• “a woman walks into a bar…” at Bagatelle for a rather exciting Sunday brunch

“a woman walks into a bar…” at Bagatelle for a rather exciting Sunday brunch

I lead a quiet life. I live in the hills where the most annoying noise is a cricket choir. When I get dressed up, I change my t-shirt and pants to…a t-shirt and pants. When I go out to Sunday brunch, a bunch of bleary-eyed hipsters whose low-level energy can barely make it to pass […]

• Going to the Kentucky Bourbon Festival? Get a free ride home

Going to the Kentucky Bourbon Festival? Get a free ride home

Kentucky Bourbon Festival Guests to Receive Free Safe Rides Home from Bulleit Frontier Whiskey Safe Rides Home Program Returns to Bardstown to Emphasize Responsible Drinking Bardstown, KY (Sept. 10, 2014) – Bourbon aficionados travel from all over the world to celebrate America’s native spirit during one of the fall’s most popular events – the Kentucky […]

• Napa Earthquake Leads to Wine Bucket Challenge. Who’s Game?

Napa Earthquake Leads to Wine Bucket Challenge. Who’s Game?

When life — or an earthquake — breaks your wine bottles, make it a challenge. This is one stain to be proud of. When life — or an earthquake — breaks your bottles and smashes your barrels, collect the wine in a bucket — and dump it on your head. Following Sunday’s 6.0-magnitude temblor in Napa, […]

• Earthquake rattles, doesn’t wreck Napa wineries

Earthquake rattles, doesn’t wreck Napa wineries

Near the height of annual harvesting and tourist season, California’s Napa Valley wineries were struck hard by Sunday’s magnitude-6.0 earthquake, but many reported surprisingly light damage. The early morning earthquake, whose epicenter was about 9 miles south of Napa, jolted residents and had winemakers scrambling to check their homes and businesses. “It was a very […]

• 4 Cocktails for Day Drinking (Without Getting Day Drunk)

4 Cocktails for Day Drinking (Without Getting Day Drunk)

Proper daytime drinking requires the intestinal fortitude needed for marathons, not sprints. But it also requires a strategy (plus water and food, and did we say water?). Those rosé refills can land you in that sad, sad place where you nod off earlier than is socially acceptable. “You want to feel buzzed but also refreshed,” […]

• Get Ready to Pork Up, L.A.! COCHON555 U.S. Tour is here 2/23

Get Ready to Pork Up, L.A.! COCHON555 U.S. Tour is here 2/23

The Fairmont Miramar Hotel February 23rd, 2014 COCHON US TOUR & GOOSE ISLAND BEER CO. HUMBLY PRESENT COCHON555. Over 11 tons of heritage pork raised by family farms will be served across the country in a nose-to-tail touring culinary competition. Going on its sixth year, Cochon 555 is the nation’s premier culinary tour touting the […]

• Do you agree with this list of America’s Best College Bars?

Do you agree with this list of America’s Best College Bars?

At these college-town bars, prepare to be schooled in craft brews and campus traditions. Writer David Wood once joked that college was an amazing time—when parents fork over their savings to let kids go to a strange town and spend four years in a bar. Seriously, though, the best college bars offer more than cold […]

• Happy! Chaya Downtown Opens Its Summer Beer Garden

Happy! Chaya Downtown Opens Its Summer Beer Garden

The other night I had the pleasure of hanging out at the freshly opened Chaya Beer Garden and it felt like a little bit of ‘someplace’ else right there in downtown. Colorful lanterns strung brightly over the patio and the heady smell of the outdoor barbeque lures you in like a curious puppy. The flight […]

• Beyoncé racks up £17,000 ($26k) bar bill in London

Beyoncé racks up £17,000 ($26k) bar bill in London

Beyoncé blew £17,000 on booze at the Andaz Hotel in Liverpool Street last Sunday to celebrate finishing the London leg of her tour. According to The Sun newspaper, the star shelled out the sum on drinks at the hotel’s Champagne bar following six nights performing at the capital’s 02 Arena. “Beyoncé wanted to say thanks […]

• 4 Must Have Irish Cocktails To Take You Through St. Paddy’s Day

4 Must Have Irish Cocktails To Take You Through St. Paddy’s Day

While every Irishman loves a good pint, there are several staples of the Irish liquid diet that need to be enjoyed for any St. Patrick’s Day to be celebrated appropriately.  Below are the most important adult Irish beverages (are there other kinds of Irish beverages?) that must be consumed this Sunday.  Day 2 of our […]

• States That Drink the Most Beer

States That Drink the Most Beer

Total consumption of beer in the U.S. has fallen for the third straight year, according to a report published by the Beer Institute, a beer lobbying group. Since 2008, total beer consumption has fallen by as much as 11% in some states. Americans still, however, consume a massive amount of the foamy beverage — an […]

• Nebraska, Iowa loosen their liquor laws

Nebraska, Iowa loosen their liquor laws

Twenty-five years ago, if you wanted a six-pack of beer at a Sunday NFL football gathering in Nebraska’s second-largest city, you needed to drive outside of town to buy it. No alcohol was sold in Lincoln on Sundays until 1988. Fast-forward to today. Lincolnites, thanks to a new state law, can now buy hard liquor, […]

• Kern River’s Making Citra!!!!!

Kern River’s Making Citra!!!!!

From the Kern River Brewing Newsletter, March 9: Long Range Forecast: OK. Citra News. We have a new batch and we will be bottling 120 cases. After much wailing and gnashing of teeth, we have decided to sell it ALL at the brewery. (Waaaaa..) This means we will be releasing 40 cases on Friday the […]

• Super Bowl 2012: Beer Lover’s Guide to the Giants and the Patriots

Super Bowl 2012: Beer Lover’s Guide to the Giants and the Patriots

The combatants are determined. The New York Giants and New England Patriots are set to square off in Super Bowl XLVI, a rematch of four years ago. From that game, 15 Giants players and eight Patriots remain on their respective teams, including starting quarterbacks Eli Manning and Tom Brady. With the season ending Sunday, I […]

“a woman walks into a bar…” at La Cita – the awesome-est bar in L.A.

“a woman walks into a bar…” at La Cita – the awesome-est bar in L.A.

Helllooooo L.A.!!!! Where have you been? More like – where the hell have I been? DAMN. I just ‘discovered’ the most awesome little bar in L.A. – La Cita rocks! Or whatever the prevailing hip hype word is. Hey, you like booze…it’s there. You like rockin’ dancin’ music…it’s there. You like to smoke…it’s there on […]

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