Guest Review: Tres Gatos Tapas Bar, Boston

Hilary of Bacon, Butter Booze shares her latest “foodventure” trip to one of Boston’s emerging wine/tappas bars, Tres Gatos. Check out her experience, then set up your own Boston wine/tappas bar outing, grab some friends and head out! Off of Boston’s beaten cobblestone paths lies a hidden gem, Tres Gatos. Creative tapas, an all-Spanish wine list, a secondhand book … Continue reading “Guest Review: Tres Gatos Tapas Bar, Boston”

Upcoming D.C. Holiday Wine Tastings

Thanks to our Trend Spotter Jessica for these great tips. If your friends are interested in any of these events, a simple way to organize everyone is to create an outing on barHappy. Enjoy! It’s Holiday tasting time in D.C. Many retailers are gearing up for the big season by hosting large tastings of their … Continue reading “Upcoming D.C. Holiday Wine Tastings”

On A Mission to Drink in Every Bar In Seattle

We’re pretty much in awe of Pete of SeattleBars.org and his mission to drink at every Seattle bar, so we went a few rounds of Q&A with him. We also put together a list of Pete’s favorite Seattle cocktail places for you to check out.  Pete’s quest might also inspire you to create your own barHappy wishlist and share it … Continue reading “On A Mission to Drink in Every Bar In Seattle”

The Art of Crafted Cocktails: Libations Served in your City

Ahhh the art of crafted cocktails…Not just an enjoyable summer drink, but year-round. Fresh ingredients and garnishes  mixed with premium liquor – how good does that sound? Every now and then, it’s a great choice for that after-work libation that you’ve been craving since the start of the day. But leave it up to the … Continue reading “The Art of Crafted Cocktails: Libations Served in your City”

Drinking Your Vote: What to Drink for the 2012 Presidential Election

What should you drink for the 2012 Presidential Election? So many choices, but it all depends on your political stance, no? They say we can tell a lot about individuals based on what they drink, and the same can be said on the way we vote – at least for one night. Cast your ballots … Continue reading “Drinking Your Vote: What to Drink for the 2012 Presidential Election”

#barHappy Cares: How You Can Help Hurricane Sandy Relief

By now, we’re sure you’ve all seen the billions of dollars of damage and destruction Superstorm Sandy caused to the Northeast. Six barHappy regions were in the storm’s path, with New York City and Jersey Shore bearing the brunt of the devastation  The storm also affected our barHappy New York team members, who — like the … Continue reading “#barHappy Cares: How You Can Help Hurricane Sandy Relief”

Game Day Guides: Giants Fans Heading to Dallas for Rivalry Meeting with the Cowboys

This weeks spotlight shines over Dallas, as the great rivalry between the New York Giants (5-2) and the Dallas Cowboys (3-3) continues. They will meet for the second time this season, in yet again another important divisional meeting. Kickoff is primed for 4:25PM (Eastern Time). While the Cowboys look to turn things around this week, … Continue reading “Game Day Guides: Giants Fans Heading to Dallas for Rivalry Meeting with the Cowboys”

Minnesotans, Vote For Your Favorite Craft Beer

The presidential debates may be over, but our friends at Growler Magazine have a few more issues they want your opinion on: like the best brewpub, happy hour, craft brew and yes, even best bartender beard, in Minnesota. That’s why they created the “Kind of a Big Deal” competition. The craft beer scene in Minnesota is full of … Continue reading “Minnesotans, Vote For Your Favorite Craft Beer”

Best Bars for Trivia Night in D.C.

So you think you know it all? Or maybe you are just a great eavesdropper. Either way, gather a group of friends and test your knowledge against others and join in on the fun. Check out the D.C.’s best places for weekly Trivia Night recommended by the Washington Post and get your Pub quiz swag … Continue reading “Best Bars for Trivia Night in D.C.”

Game Day Guides: Pride of Lions Heading to Chicago

This weeks spotlight shines on the Detroit Lions (2-3) heading to the Windy City to take on the Chicago Bears (4-1) in a meaningful divisional prime-time Monday Night Football showdown. After pulling off some late game heroics against the Eagles, Matthew Stafford looks to continue to strive against the top contenders of the NFC North. … Continue reading “Game Day Guides: Pride of Lions Heading to Chicago”