Christmas isn't always a special time. Especially when family, drinking, and poorly refrigerated meats are involved.
JD Wetherspoon, you deserve far more affection than you're given.
John Bonham reportedly had 16 vodka shots for breakfast, but doctors say that for most people that "meal" would be a suicide attempt.
The Dellwood Lounge remained unscathed through all the unrest. Maybe the people on the street were just as afraid of what was behind the plywood as the men on their barstools were of the chaos outside.
We sent Theo Cottle to Leicester Square—London's prime destination for fans of cheap souvenirs and overpriced steak restaurants—to drink cheap booze and point his camera at strangers.
[body_image width='2000' height='2000' path='images/content-images/2014/11/22/' crop='images/content-images-crops/2014/11/22/' filename='friday-night-in-times-square-546-body-image-1416671702.jpg' id='6031']On Friday nights, p…
When a friend showed me a forum thread detailing some of London's lost, dreadful clubs, I found myself through the looking glass of a time before student promoters and Uber discount codes.
It's hard to argue that teen drinking ever accomplishes anything of substance, but this week, underage boozing actually seems to have prevented a tragedy.
Since I wrote about my drinking problem a few weeks ago, I've decided to cut back. When people ask me why, I tell them that the way in which I was living was untenable. I receive mostly blank stares.
I drink until there is nothing left to drink, and then I often drink some more. I can go for days without food in my apartment, but I can't stand the thought of existing in a dry household.
They still like to get embarrassingly drunk while playing humiliating drinking games and taking endless photos of themselves to prove their having a good time, so it looks like everything's the same as it always was.
Businesses are still hurting, and possible tax hikes on alcohol to plug Egypt's strained public finances might mean more pain, but this country's alcohol industry has been here before.
I remember a bottle of Bacardi rum, going to a party, stripping naked, following my stiff wiener, and chasing girls around.
Apparently inhaling vodka out of a humidifier is a cheap, shitty, ineffective way of getting drunk. Who knew?
I took a tour of some of America's finest chain restaurant bars so that I could not only drink a few affordable beers, but also learn more about how we no longer value the simple pleasures of cheap, greasy food and good service.
"Voss" could be the name of a cult European fashion designer. It could be the name of a guy in an 80s synth-pop trio. But it's not. It's water—overpriced, overrated, bottled water.
Brazilians love Bukowski. There are Portuguese translations of Women (Mulheres) and Post Office (Correio) at newspaper kiosks, Bukowski's ugly mug stenciled onto walls in Sao Paulo's Vila Madalena suburb, and tribute bars.
An all-alcohol diet that satisfies all of your daily nutritional needs is possible, but it's not fun to do and will make you shit blood. You won't even lose weight. So don't do it.
The ABC Board, which operates a statewide monopoly on liquor sales, is funded by a liquor tax and performs its own enforcement. Recently, enforcement has taken the form of a massive crackdown on their only competition: moonshiners.
Dorothy arrived at the party before her husband. After the movie, which had been a bore, Dale had dropped her off at the Hollywood Hotel and then driven home to pick up a different shirt.
If you're a working-class Cairene and you want something more fortifying than a coffee and shisha but can't afford to go to a five-star hotel, then the baladi bars are for you.
The more organic, artisanal, and precious culture becomes, the more people are unwilling to succumb to the charms of the chain restaurant. In doing so, they deny themselves pleasure. And diabetes.
One balmy Wednesday last December, Jon Taffer stood in the dining room of Scoreboard 2, a dive in Norwalk, California. "I want to start by telling you I don't give a shit about these cameras!" he said. "Saving bars is my life."
Taking a solo trip to the degenerative paradise that is Las Vegas is one of the most heartbreakingly bleak things a person could do. Naturally, I had to do it. And sure enough, it led me to the brink of madness.