Monk’s Cafe Gets Hit by a Bus!


A Delaware River Port Authority SUV and a SEPTA bus collided in Center City Philadelphia last night. The collision pushed the bus into one of Philadelphia’s most loved and respected bars, Monk’s Cafe. Let’s hope Monk’s gets back in business ASAP!

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, […]

Louis XVI’s Champagne found in the Baltic


In yet another example of technology used for the greater good, divers earlier this week discovered about 30 bottles of champagne in a shipwreck in the Baltic. The well-preserved bottles are thought to be the world’s oldest drinkable champagne. Furthermore, the find is thought to date back to the 1780s and is believed […]