Posts Tagged ‘boiled owl’

Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) Looks like 1912 Hemphill (aka 1912 Bar or whatever the kids are calling it) is quickly becoming the spot for the edgier local bands to play – oh sure, it’s not unimaginable that Jacob Furr or Animal Spirit would play her...


Top 5 Shows

1.) Is there a psilocybin mushroom equivalent for 4/20? If there is, Tidals should be a headliner at that day’s celebratory party. The Fort Worth duo’s ominous sample-based dub and the visuals that often accompany it are en...

Pinkish Black, is that you?

Time to Get Dressed and Effed Up

I’m not one to go bananas with the decorations, and I couldn’t care less about candy, but overall I am a big fan of Halloween. Aside from the laughable hysteria the holiday engenders among certain subsets of the population,...


Golden Summer Chili

For various reasons, I missed the part of the Olympics opening ceremonies when James Bond pushed Queen Elizabeth out of a plane onto Paul McCartney or whatever, but I got to work at The Boiled Owl in time for the parade of nati...


Food Goes in Here

Last Call
About a month and a half ago, a woman came into The Boiled Owl Tavern on the Near South Side during my happy hour shift and asked for a glass of wine. She looked at our bottles, frowning. “I guess I’ll take the Malbec,” s...