Bartenders’ Best Kept Secrets

If you have ever been to a restaurant during happy hour or spent any amount of time sitting around a bar, you start to realize the person pouring your drinks is more than just a living encyclopedia of the elixirs. Tending a bar is a profession that… Read More


93.7 Billion Chicken Wings

There was once a day in the not so distant past when chicken wings were tossed straight in the garbage. Regarded as an undesirable and inedible part of the chicken for many years chicken wings were never considered for consumption. Millions of delicious chicken wings were wasted… Read More


Boycott Boiled Meat

Since launching the number of visitors has been rapidly increasing week by week, month by month. With 1,000’s of visitors per week I figured this might be the perfect place to get things off my chest, air things out, or even go on a rant. So… Read More


Beer Gardens

Beer gardens are making a resurgence and popularizing outdoor drinking once again. Most of us are used to drinking indoors but you cannot keep cooped up something that brings so much happiness and joy to so many people. The concept of drinking outdoors is certainly nothing new.… Read More



There is an endless number of different beers available to quench our thirst in a variety of flavors. Beer producers maintain a constant barrage of beverages parading right before our eyes in an effort to get us to open your wallet and gulp one down. Very specific… Read More


A Service Industry Story

My work experience has primarily been in the restaurant and hospitality industry. I held almost every job within a restaurant and picked up a passion for food. For decades, I worked job after job all sharing a common denominator, food. And as everyone is aware, where there… Read More


Elements of a Great Bar

Fortunately, there are a lot of bars out there. Some are great most of them not so great. A bar can be very personal and a place where everybody knows your name. And everyone will agree there is nothing better than going to your favorite place and… Read More


Food Fraud

The question of whether or not you are actually getting the exact same food that is listed on the menu has lingered in the restaurant industry. What guarantee is there that you are going to get exactly what you ordered? Are there any checks and balances in… Read More


Dive Bars

Whether or not you frequently attend or aren’t willing to admit hanging out at a dive bar with its dim lighting and it’s less than traditional methods of interior design. Most of us can recall spending an evening or two in a local watering hole at some… Read More


The Future of Los Angeles Restaurants

The current competitive nature of the restaurant industry in Los Angeles has amateur and veteran restaurateurs looking for different approaches to opening a new eatery. Pop-up restaurants are the latest craze and the public seems to be in love with the idea of adding a new one… Read More


Happy Hour Las Vegas

Two red dice tumble across the green felt and in between stacks of chips, young men and women dressed to impress are crowded around smoky card tables, a pit boss nervously watches a high limit player, a drummer ques the band as a slot machine’s jackpot bells… Read More


Happy Hour Returns to Chicago

It’s been almost two years since Governor Bruce Rauner has made Happy Hour legal in the state of Illinois, with certain restrictions. And since the repeal of the happy hour ban that was placed into action back in 1989, Chicago has been on the forefront with the… Read More


What Is Happy Hour?

The term Happy Hour sounds very inviting even if you do not know exactly what it entails. In all honesty, if you place the word “happy” in front of almost any other word it automatically sounds like something fantastic is about to happen. And happy hour is… Read More


Phoenix Restaurants – Wood Fired Pizza

Phoenix might be a burgeoning cherub when it comes to a restaurant rich urban core, with no notorious likes of the Philly’s cheese steak or Chicago’s hot dog to claim its own, but there is one fare it does have in profusion- top notch wood fired pizzas!… Read More


Phoenix Restaurants – Fine Dining

There’s more to Phoenix than glaringly sultry sunlight, flat, grid-like roads and an endless sea of cacti! Southwestern gastronomy is the first thing that comes to mind when we talk about the cuisine of Phoenix, boasting some of the most notable Mexican restaurants in the states, although… Read More


Phoenix Restaurants – Burritos

Famed for incorporating the bona fide American Spirit more aptly than any other Mexican-American fare, the scrumptious mound of assorted ingredients wrapped snuggly together in a tender tortilla and doused in hot sauces makes burritos a pertinent metaphor for today’s United States! Each bite of this delectable… Read More


Atlanta Restaurants – Shrimps and Grits

No southern fare is truly complete without a top-notch rendition of shrimps and grits with its stick-to-your-ribs heartiness. If you are looking for scrumptious, immaculately prepared seafood to launch your taste buds on a roller coaster ride, Atlanta’s got the hooks up! Thanks to its expedient proximity… Read More


Honolulu Restaurants – Ahi Tuna

When it comes to the paradise island, there’s seafood galore, but there is no fare the locals revel in more than Ahi Tuna! Raw, grilled or fried Ahi in iroiro, which is a sushi sampler made up of slices taken from four different parts of the fish,… Read More


Honolulu Restaurants – Mahi Mahi

Honolulu is a melting pot of cultures from around the world and its cuisine reflects the exotic blends. To an unsuspected ear, Honolulu may seem the center of the world, incorporating the greatness in cuisine in every tangible culture. Like every other aspect of Honolulu’s culture and… Read More


Milwaukee Restaurants – Beer Cheese Soup

Milwaukee is no doubt famous for three things – beer, cheese and yeah you guessed it, beer cheese soup. Although there is no doubt about the fact that it is also home to a number of heavenly, fattening cuisines that are absolutely to die for. If you… Read More