Booze

17 Mar 2009

We Be Bartending Wednesday at Habibi

An ideal guest bartender is one with previous experience, charisma, and a rolodex of big spenders and social butterflies who are ‘œthe life of the party’. My college nickname was Tallie McShitty, but thanks to desperate bar owners, the prohibitive criterion have evaporated and I’ll be behind the bar with

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11 Mar 2009

Get depressed, maybe angry, then add drunk to the list

Ah, a collegiate night on the UWS. Somewhat responsible, at that, for a while at least. Columbia is showing ‘œShake Hands with the Devil’, a documentary following a visit to Rwanda by the UN appointed general who was left powerless to intervene in the massacre of ~800,000 in 1994. I’ll

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08 Mar 2009

$1 beers at 7am

      When the Double Play first opened it’s doors in 1909 it was the spot to grab a drink before or after seeing a San Francisco Seals game across the street.  That was a hundred years ago and where Seal Stadium once stood is now the Potrero Center which

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06 Mar 2009

Split Thy Brooklyn Skull Barley Wine Weekend

  My god barley wines have sweet names. They also pack a fucking punch. Hercules Strong Ale, 11.5% alc./volume, was the first I ever tried. The bartender said he wasn’t allowed to serve me more than two and this was on Boston’s shitty-ass Lansdowne Street where people are absolutely wasted

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05 Mar 2009

Classy Whiskey Tasting Friday 6-8

  I’ve mentioned Dooley’s, that toffee vodka liqueur, a number of times and I’ll mention her again: ‘œTake your ubiquitous open bars and fuck off’. That’s because this Friday I’ll be upgrading to small batch bourbon whiskey distilled right here in Nueve York. Yea, when the clock strikes 8:01 and

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04 Mar 2009

Wine and No-Dine with a co-writer of The Wire

from the desk of Oliver Hartman – resident Bargain Whorespondent         Second book event in a row, but don’t get used to it. I just couldn’t ignore this because The Wire is the best marathon show of all time. Before, it was 24. American’s Next Top’model, designer,

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02 Mar 2009

Get Drunk at Lunch Cheaper

  from the desk of Oliver Hartman – Resident Bargain Whorespondent     The three-martini lunch used to be a staple of any Ad man or business tycoon worth a damn.  Then, in 1976, Jimmy Carter tried to bring the smack down.  He didn’t succeed entirely, but the trend of

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