Posts Tagged ‘beer’

“Piss” Apologia

Last Call
Went to a pleasantly small wedding several weeks ago at a bed and breakfast. So small that we five or six drinkers on hand had to bring our own hooch. As we’re all concerned about our waistlines (superficial?), we filled ...


Blasting Off

KEN SHIMAMOTO
“Come to The Rocket,” a friend said. “It’s a new burger place on the North Side. It kinda reminds me of Casino’s.”



Beer + Tomato Juice + Clam Juice = Yum

Anthony Mariani
My in-laws live in Georgetown in Sun City, an ever-sprawling retirement community where folks ride around on golf carts and everybody knows everybody else’s name. My wife and I sometimes go there just to get away. We watch Fo...


Bud And Coors Make Me Go Rahr

Jeff Prince
For about 25 years, either Coors Lights or Bud Lights have been my main thirst quenchers. It’s time to find a new brand. An article in The Wall Street Journal says Anheuser-Busch and MillerCoors will increase their prices...



Drafting

Last Call
OK, I get it, Mellow Mushroom. I can read between your lines. I mean, your menu is probably not the only menu that calls appetizers “munchies,” but it is probably the only one in town with a wizard on it (never mind...


The Beer Heard ‘Round The World

Jeff Prince
President Obama’s decision to share a beer with the cop and the professor seems to have turned about pretty well. Nobody apologized, but nobody punched out anyone either, and everyone involved seems satisfied and calmed down ...



Boozing With President Obama

Jeff Prince
President Barack Obama screwed up royally by saying those Cambridge cops “acted stupidly” when arresting black Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. The prez wasn’t there, didn’t know what happened, and inserted...


Just Lounging

Last Call
By day, Yucatan Taco Stand is a casual eatery serving up fresh, tasty Tex-Mex. At night, the place becomes Yucatan Lounge, a hotspot of DJ music and exotic drinks.



The Binge Conundrum

DAN MCGRAW
When I started college, I was 17 – had to wait three months before I could drink in bars near our campus in Chicago. Not to say we didn’t drink before we were legal, but we did change our habits once we hit the magi...


That’s Rock ’n’ Roll!

MATT GOODMAN
In October, Josh Baish, owner of Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios in Denton, traveled to Marfa to catch a show by his favorite band, Boris, a Japanese experimental/drone-metal quartet that rarely visits the Lone Star State.