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Drink 2009


Food Reviews & Stories
Clogging the right ventricle of the heart of Old Town’s bar nexus, Berbati’s is best known for its music venue wing, the Pan. But don’t stay away when there isn’t a show. Although this all-purpose hangout bustles Friday and Saturday nights with club-bound weekend warriors, th   More
 
Tuesday, November 30, 1999 David Robinson


Food Reviews & Stories
“So, you’ll be trying to draw in some of the Marathon crowd from across the street?” I ask Andrew Mechow, owner of newly opened Tequilas Muertos (1650 W Burnside St., 222-1507). “Well, mostly right now we’re just trying to draw in anyone.” He’s got a point.   More
 
Tuesday, November 30, 1999 David Robinson

Drink 2009


Food Reviews & Stories
A couple of blocks north of Burnside you can get the official tour of Old Town-Chinatown’s 19th-century network of underground passages, notorious for their use as holding pens for unfortunate “Shanghaied” drinkers while they awaited sale to shorthanded ship captains. Just south, y   More
 
Tuesday, November 30, 1999 David Robinson

Drink 2009


Food Reviews & Stories
“You can be LL Cool J,” says Josh, the genial bartender, as he passes me an LL-illustrated ace of hearts playing card after I give him my food order. This guy once made a Nerd Rope-infused birthday cocktail for an acquaintance. A sign on the wall reads, “Hangovers installed and ser   More
 
Tuesday, November 30, 1999 David Robinson

Drink 2009


Food Reviews & Stories
Think Paddy’s and think “The Wall”: a beverage-filled 14-foot megalith to which the word “bar” does no justice. The Wall holds no fewer than 600 bottles with every flavor and shade of demon liquor imaginable, most of which may be accessed only via a vertiginous sliding    More
 
Tuesday, November 30, 1999 David Robinson

Drink 2009


Food Reviews & Stories
Scissor-wielding “Radioactive Barbie,” clad in a fetching pink dress and toxic-green wig, is politely accosting everyone in the bar and asking that all drinkers snip off a wad of his locks—to generate more grass for the Easter Bonnet contest backdrop. Not exactly standard activity    More
 
Tuesday, November 30, 1999 David Robinson
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