bars

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
bars

Axe-Throwing Bar Temporarily Loses Liquor License Over Serious Safety Concerns

Concerns included people throwing axes while slacklining barefoot and “patrons throwing axes at bottles of spirits," among others.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.27.18
straws

What the Plastic Straw Controversy Means for Bars

The seemingly innocuous plastic straw has found itself at the center of a greater cultural war
Al Sotack
9.12.18
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
sports

Sports Bar Launches Investigation After Obsessed Basketball Fan Secretly Changes Cable Package

Not crazy at all!
Jelisa Castrodale
7.31.18
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
7.25.18
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
5.23.18
WTF

WATCH: Bartender Faces Off Against Snake Tangled in Restaurant's Ceiling Fan

Just some fun nightmare fuel for your Tuesday afternoon.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.15.18
NEW YORK CITY

Dude Falls Asleep in Bar Bathroom and Has to Call 911 to Get Out

There are bad nights, and then there are BAD nights.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.17.18
bars

California Restaurant Locked in 'Footloose'-Esque Battle to Let Its Patrons Dance

When enjoying the live music of Shrimper Dan and the Bottom Feeders, you’d better stay in your seat WITH YOUR FEET FLAT ON THE FLOOR, YOUNG MAN.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.30.18
beer

Beer Foam Art Is Here to Make Your Bartender's Life Hell

Just what the world needs—a 3D printer that basically makes latte art, but for your IPA.
Mayukh Sen
3.20.18