Beer Review – Penn Pilsner


It’s Wednesday night and with my corporate travel program, I had just enough miles to qualify for a trip to Pittsburgh. Actually, I had a quick overnight trip to the Burgh for work and found myself in the Ruth’s Chris bar with a little time on my hands. […]

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: […]

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 […]