Category: Review

Bar Review – Devil’s Den, South Philly


Is Tuesday the new Friday? Is Wednesday the new Friday? This is the recurring question whenever someone suggests grabbing a few drinks on a weeknight that doesn’t happen to be Friday. As far as I’m concerned, Friday night is just a state of mind… let’s drink! Tonight’s destination: […]

Booze Review – Root ‘N’ Stormy!


Two weeks ago, I picked up a bottle of Root, which is the modern interpretation of a Native American beverage called root tea. By the mid 1800s, root tea became increasingly complex and the alcohol content began to escalate. Once the Temperance Movement (aka No Fun MF’ers!) gained […]

Beer Review – Troegs Sunshine Pils


Let’s start with a couple definitions… Per Webster’s Dictionary, sunshine is defined as the following: 1 a : the sun’s light or direct rays b : the warmth and light given by the sun’s rays c : a spot or surface on which the sun’s light shines 2 […]

Bar Review – Keen’s Steakhouse, NYC


This past March, my wife and I decided to spend a weekend in Manhattan for our 11th wedding anniversary. Since Mrs. G-LO is an incredibly detail oriented vacation planner, she inundated me with dining and hotel choices for almost three months. We only had two full days in […]

Beer Review – Paulaner Hefe Weizen


In the middle of the week, I selected another pint to satisfy my thirst and curiosity. I poured out a Paulaner Hefe Weizen. This is the best-selling beer by the Paulaner Brewery,  and the use of specially produced top-fermented yeast is what gives the beer its unmistakable taste. I found the cloudy, […]