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Honky Tonking in Downtown Nashville (Miles Away)

Honky tonks and honky tonking ain’t what they used to be, but the last bastion of hope for this 20th-century pastime still exists in downtown Nashville at the lower end of Broadway (just look for the neon glow). Continue reading

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Jubo (Blue Tomato)

Newbie fast-gourmet outlet Jubo – located at the Bedroom Bar in Shoreditch – wants to bring this K-style treat along with the concept anju to the London table. Continue reading

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London’s First Tofu Bar at Naga, W8

West London Pan Asian restaurant, Naga, has recently launched London’s first dedicated tofu bar with a menu of inexpensive bar snacks and even a selection of tofu-based cocktails. Continue reading

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London Food Tour Tips (CheapOair)

Here are few tips for deciding which food tour operator might be best for you or to help you design your own foodie adventures around town … Continue reading

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Burlexe: Burlesque Inspired Theatre at London’s Shadow Lounge (OneTravel)

I, for one, enjoyed myself immensely when I checked out the show earlier this month. I laughed a lot. I blushed as dancers made eye contact, took to the audience and once when one performer ran her finger along my jawline. Ooh la la! Continue reading

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Burlexe: Burlesque Inspired Theatre at Shadow Lounge, Soho

Featuring skits inspired by real life interviews with contemporary burlesque performers and stories “of the legends” along with actual dancers saucily stripping, Burlexe at Soho’s Shadow Lounge aspires to be the Vagina Monologues of burlesque. How’s that for a Wednesday night out on the town? Continue reading

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Photo Story: Neon Lights of Nash-Vegas (Urban Travel Blog)

Bright neon lights, fat American tourists and lots and lots of booze? Are we in Vegas? Not quite: welcome to downtown Nashville, y’all, where southern hospitality is alive and well. Beyond the neon glow and the cheap-ass souvenir shops, downtown … Continue reading

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Best Places to Drink on St. Patrick’s Day in London (CheapOair)

Best Places to Drink on St. Patrick’s Day in London CheapOair, March 13, 2012 As if anyone needed yet another excuse to go out for a drink in London, here comes St Patrick’s Day. Hoping for a great night out in … Continue reading

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Ten of London’s Oldest Pubs (OneTravel)

A number of pubs in London lay claim to being the oldest in town. Still, the jury’s still out on exactly which one is the absolute oldest. So here’s a handful of pubs with some of the strongest arguments for being the oldest (or at least among the oldest pubs) in London. Whether or not one of these fine drinking establishments actually is the indisputable longest-standing pub in London, one thing’s for sure – they’re all great and historic places for having a pint. Continue reading

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London’s Spookiest Pubs (OneTravel)

London’s Spookiest Pubs OneTravel, Oct 28, 2011 Passengers arriving on flights to London around Halloween have a plethora of options for sharing drinks in the company of other-wordly figures.  Here’s a list of a few particularly eerie spots that for … Continue reading

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New Cocktail Bar Review: Shaker & Co, Hampstead Road (Londonist)

New Cocktail Bar Review: Shaker & Co, Hampstead Road Londonist, October 28, 2011 at 16:00 pm Refining the “craft of drinksmanship”, the team behind the esteemed Shaker & Co bar schools has opened a New Orleans inspired cocktail saloon slinging some … Continue reading

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Samuel Smith Pubs Offer Great Value in Beautiful Settings (CheapOair)

Samuel Smith Pubs Offer Great Value in Beautiful Settings CheapOair, October 21, 2011 Some of London’s most traditional, beautiful and oldest pubs just happen to also be some of the cheapest and most conveniently located. It’s true. Samuel Smith, a … Continue reading

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Top Five: Cocktail Bars in Paris (Urban Travel Blog)

Top Five: Cocktail Bars in Paris Urban Travel Blog, Apr 10th, 2011 For decades The Ritz’s Bar Hemingway was lauded as the best cocktail bar in Paris by everyone from Ernest himself to the NY Times, Forbes and Le Figaro. … Continue reading

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Review: Pop Up Pirates Bar/Art Installation (Londonist)

Review: Pop Up Pirates Bar/Art Installation Londonist, May 20, 2010 4:52 PM If you prefer your drinking done in a graphic rich environment, then this temporary bar on Clerkenwell Road near the corner with St John Street is just the … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Drinking Game

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Review: Bompas & Parr’s Alcoholic Architecture (Londonist)

Review: Bompas & Parr’s Alcoholic Architecture Londonist, April 17, 2009 10:17 AM Donning special protective suits to spare our clothes from the boozy mist (ah, boozy mist), we ambled in, snatched up our complimentary (liquid-form) G&T and headed into the … Continue reading

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Free Burritos, Nachos, Beer & Tequila! Qype + Chilango = Mucho Fun! (Qype does London)

Free Burritos, Nachos, Beer & Tequila! Qype + Chilango = Mucho Fun! Qype does London, March 5th 2009 The recent opening of Mexican restaurant Chilango’s second location in London presented an excellent opportunity for Qype to drop by for a … Continue reading

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Free Drinks, Snacks and Music on Wednesdays at The Well (Londonist)

Free Drinks, Snacks and Music on Wednesdays at The Well Londonist, February 23, 2009 1:28 PM For a couple of weeks now, St John Street stalwart, The Well, has been throwing parties in their downstairs lounge on Wednesday nights. Show … Continue reading

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Five facts you may not have known about Guinness (Foodtv.co.uk)

Five facts you may not have known about Guinness Chris Osburn Foodtv.co.uk Wednesday, 18 February 2009 02:28 With the Guinness-filled revelries of St Patrick’s Day less than a month away, and Guinness itself currently celebrating its 250th year, everything seems … Continue reading

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Guinness Turns 250

Just a quick post to thank the kind folks at Splendid Communications for providing me with the free cans of Guinness Draft and letting know about the 250th birthday of Ireland’s most cherished export! What a great excuse to throw … Continue reading

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If It Snows … (Qype does London)

If It Snows … by Chris Osburn Qype does London February 1st 2009 If it snows tonight/tomorrow – and I mean really dumps the white stuff as forecasted – I might just have to lace up my boots and go … Continue reading

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Vodka with a View

So it’s not all “impotence and humiliation” at Canary Wharf these days. There’s an ice skating rink at Canada Square (until the 22nd of February) and even a stylish and intimate lil fourth floor pop-up bar from which to enjoy watching the ice … Continue reading

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