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Archive for November, 2008

Don Julio Bowling Tournament

11.25.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

November 24 Thanks to the fact that I seem to have a Whac-A-Mole like ability to pop up at various functions, a while ago Jim Meehan started a running joke with the PDT guys that an event isn’t official until I showed up. So when I showed my mug at Lucky Strike on Monday for ...

Hey, bartenders, reminder to bowl for charity

11.20.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

Just got an email from Naren Young about the Don Julio Bowling Tournament happening on Monday at Lucky Strike. Plenty of you bar and alcohol/brand ambassador folks probably already know about it or are planning to attend, but if you need some extra poking, remember, all the proceeds from the event are going to City ...

What hath God wrought

11.20.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

From the Unnecessary Updates department: Elizabeth Licata just yelled over our cubicle wall that Grub Street (grumpily) picked up on the sexiness business that I wrote about yesterday. I don’t have enough of a swollen head to say I played any significant part in this; I only did it for the lulz. ...

‘Don’t cross the streams!’

11.19.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

This whole thing took on another level of meta and I might’ve inadvertently started the internet on a path of collapsing upon itself regarding Sasha Petraske’s sexiness because Eater is now linking to this top ten list as part of “Petraskewire” with a via credit to this blog. We just need to get NYMag’s Grub ...

Marie Brizard East Coast competition

11.10.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

(photos at the end) Nov. 7I didn’t know that Madison Square Garden had that Club area going on. When I first heard about the competition being held there, I imagined it was going to be some caged arena match, which would have been AWESOME. Instead it was held in a sort of steakhouse meets clubhouse ...

Happy Birthday, Joaquin…oh hey, Johnny Iuzzini just showed up with cake

11.08.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

also, some changes forthcoming for Sasha Petraske’s White Star at the end Today, er, I mean yesterday, was the birthday of Death and Company’s Joaquin Simo. It must be pretty gangsta to be Joaquin on his birthday because apparently Jean-Georges pastry chef Johnny Iuzzini will show up hand-delivering a fantastical confection he made for you. ...

Voting with your glass

11.03.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

I was recently reading a press release from DISCUS talking about how several states still have an Election Day alcohol sale ban. The press release said that Kentucky, Indiana and South Carolina banned Election day alcohol sales in restaurants, bars and package stores. Utah, West Virginia, Alaska and Massachusetts don’t allow alcohol sales at package ...