Sun Tzu once said “the supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.” And that goes double when the drinks are flowing. People can get a bit hot-headed when they’re on the sauce, and in some cases, physical. Based on my experiences as a security guard, these smooth talking tips will help you calm an…
If you’re feeling particularly adventurous, the Bar Roulette web app uses Uber and Yelp to send you to a highly rated bar in your area. The trick is that you don’t know where you’re going until you get there.
It isn't that hard to find these watering holes — provided you know where to look. Hidden behind vending machines, refrigerators, and even fake walls of kegs, there are some pretty neat places to grab a drink.
Does your neighborhood have more bars or grocery stores? This map gives you an answer to that question — and tells you by just how much — for both your neighborhood and all the others in the country.
The oldest freestanding bar in Vegas is Atomic Liquors, built in 1952, back when you could climb onto the roof and watch atomic bombs explode at desert test sites 60 miles away. If you sit long enough at its expansive bar, chances are Kent Johns will pull up a stool next to you and tell you about it.
If this website is to be believed, come 2014, Lexington, Kentucky could easily replace Orlando, Florida as the most popular vacation spot in the country. Because next spring the city will be host to the nation's first indoor throwing star range and sake bar. Because nothing goes better with rice wine than a throwable…
It's your Festivus party; you should be out there schmoozing with guests, not stuck in the kitchen pouring drinks. With these mechanical mixologists at your side, you'll be able to pour a professional cocktail and still have time to be the life of the party.
Eating at home is a joy for many reasons—not least of which that pants are not required for entry—but if you're going to go out (and you have the cashola), why not make it an evening to remember at a place that's as well-designed as it is delicious? Like, say, one of the winner's of this year's independent Restaurant…
It's been over 20 years- 20 long years, since Twin Peaks went off the air. Finally, you can step back into David Lynch's twisted mind at these Twin Peaks-inspired pubs. Psychoanalyze prom queen/drug addict Laura Palmer at Dr. Jacoby's Tiki lounge or commune with trans-dimensional demon BOB at the Black Lodge bar.
Some bars just want to pour booze down your gullet and collect your cash. Well, all bars want to do that. But some do it with style. Today, we're looking at bars around the world that draw you in with their quirky, awesome, weirdness.
For 20 years, the Tamale Lady has kept San Francisco's bar crowds happy with her delicious, homemade tamales sold table to table in popular spots around town. When she lost the right to sell tamales at her main location, the outdoor beer garden and bar called Zeitgeist, people reacted with shock and sadness.
You may never get to drink at the Cantina — but you can still visit some real-life watering holes that celebrate your favorite stories. We've already shown you science-fictional bars we'd like to visit and people whose homes are based on spaceships, but here are real joints that boast a TARDIS, AT-ATs or the Martian…
There have been plenty of parodies exploring the creepier possibilities of Google Glass, so it should come as no surprise that it's already been banned in a Seattle bar, even though it's not even out yet.
Some might say the only useful tools on a Swiss Army Knife are the bottle opener and corkscrew. And for those people there's now a multitool designed specifically for alcoholics that incorporates ten useful bartending tools into a single pocket-friendly
If you completely avoid the bar scene because you're tired of spending your nights dealing with creeps, you'll sincerely wish this bar stool—crafted from an F-4 Phantom ejector seat—were fully functional. Because instead of having to jot down a fake phone number to escape an awkward situation, you could simply send…
This mechanical wet bar—called the "Green Bar" for its structural reliance on mostly recycled wood—is the work of self-taught mixed-media artist Dale Mathis.
In science fiction, everybody's always running and flying and questing, and time is always running out. So that makes those occasions when our space heroes and future warriors take the time to kick back and relax in a bar that much more alluring. There's nothing like a tall cold one when you're fighting the Dark Side.
First hint: It makes something delicious. If you're one to have a drink of alcohol every once in a while, that is. Whatever could it be?
The Steampunk Victorian bar Way Station in Prospect Heights, NY has opened its doors to everyone who wants fancy cocktails, live jazz and blues music — and for those who want to brag that they've relieved themselves inside the TARDIS.