bars

Amsterdam

Where to Drink in Amsterdam, According to the World’s Best Bartender

Ryan Chetiyawardana, otherwise known as Mr Lyan, has won 'International Bartender of the Year' two years in a row. I got him to show me around the Dutch capital.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
2.22.19
Booze

Can a Bar Feel Like a Bar Without Booze?

The rise of alcohol-free bars asks if drinking’s spontaneity can be separated from booze's loosening properties.
Allegra Hobbs
1.29.19
bars

Over 200 Pubs Will Refuse to Play Wham!'s 'Last Christmas' This Month

In the unlikely event that the song comes on, drinkers at Fuller's can expect a beer on the house.
Bettina Makalintal
12.17.18
Restaurant Confessionals

How to Appropriately Make Out in Bars, According to Bartenders

"I’ve seen a lot of things. More than just kissing, honestly."
Ian Burke
11.12.18
WTF

A Horse Walks—Uh, Actually Runs—Into a Bar

Last Monday, a half-dozen people were sitting in a bar in Chantilly, France, when a racehorse burst through the door. What is this, some kind of joke?
Jelisa Castrodale
10.3.18
straws

What the Plastic Straw Controversy Means for Bars

The seemingly innocuous plastic straw has found itself at the centre of a greater cultural war
Al Sotack
9.13.18
Restaurant Confessionals

How to Treat Your Bartender Friends, According to Your Bartender Friends

“Please don’t put my full name in this—I’m about to tell you how much alcohol I give away.”
Ian Burke
9.5.18
Restaurants

Can Manchester’s New Night Czar Make Tipping Fair?

After a local restaurant was shamed for taking waitstaff tips, Parklife founder and newly appointed Night-Time Economy Advisor for Greater Manchester Sacha Lord hopes to introduce a “gold standard in tipping.”
Kamila Rymajdo
8.6.18
bars

Assistant Fire Chief Ordered On-Duty Firefighters to Build Elaborate Tiki Bar in His Yard

Apparently, the state auditor does NOT like piña coladas and getting caught in the rain, because the chief is now suspended.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.26.18
Booze

The Best Places to Get Drunk in Helsinki During the Trump-Putin Summit

Where to get shitfaced as the world ends.
Ilkka Sirén
7.16.18
Music

Fleetwood Mac-Themed Bar Opens in Chicago

The Stevie Nicks-worshipping pop-up involves edible glitter, decorative palmistry hands, activated charcoal, and like, magic and stuff.
Hilary Pollack
5.24.18
bars

NYC Dive Bar Says It Will Kick Out Anyone Who Uses the Word 'Literally'

This is, like, literally discrimination.
Mayukh Sen
1.25.18
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