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Tech Company Says Using Facial Recognition Technology in Bars Isn't Creepy at All

DataSparQ also hopes to roll out a feature called 'FaceTab,' which would recognize patrons and automatically add drinks to their existing tab.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.2.19
food-features

Last Call: Meet the Karaoke Savant of LA’s Wild, Celebrity-Studded Koreatown Bar Scene

“You gotta do it. It’s like Fight Club. This is Sing Club. If this is your very first night at a karaoke bar, you have to sing.”
Jill Kapinus
5.16.19
bars

Of Course There’s a Fyre Festival Pop-Up Bar Now

For two weeks in May, a Chicago bar promises palm trees, tents, and “gourmet cheese sandwiches.”
Bettina Makalintal
4.5.19
DEEP DIVE - CREATED WITH JAMESON WHISKEY

How The Honky-Tonks and Dives of 1960s Created Nashville’s Lower Broad

The now tourist-centric strip of Music City was once a hotbed of artists and rebels alike.
Adam Gold
3.13.19
DEEP DIVE - CREATED WITH JAMESON WHISKEY

Downtown San Antonio in the 1980s Was Heavy Metal's Eden

Metalheads made the bars in Tobin Hill a stomping ground for a burgeoning music scene.
Roque Strew
3.13.19
Late Capitalism

Workers Who Get Tips Are Closing in on a Massive Raise

Oh, and less wage theft by greedy bosses—but only if the restaurant lobby can be beaten.
Will Greenberg
2.27.19
DEEP DIVE - CREATED WITH JAMESON WHISKEY

Downtown Manhattan in the 1970s Was New York’s Golden Era for Nightlife

Artists, models, and revelers remember a gloriously liberated decade of going out and making art—and the legendary watering holes that made it possible.
Dan Q. Dao
2.22.19
Munchies

This 'Seinfeld'-Themed Pop-Up Bar Has Endless Reruns But No Soup For You

It may not be Monk's Café, but Costanza's is now open for business in Sacramento.
Munchies Staff
2.4.19
Booze

Can a Bar Feel Like a Bar Without Booze?

The rise of alcohol-free bars asks if drinking’s spontaneity can be separated from booze's loosening properties.
Allegra Hobbs
1.29.19
deep dive

Mac's Club Deuce Is the Last Slice of Old Florida on Miami Beach

And still one of the best dive bars in America.
Allie Conti
1.8.19
bars

Former DC Music Venue Replaced by 'DIVE,' a Music-Themed Bar with $225 Bottle Service

In between tequila shots and bites of 'Fleetwood Mac & Cheese,' diners are encouraged to strum the guitars and ukuleles on display.
Jelisa Castrodale
12.19.18
bars

Over 200 British Pubs Will Refuse to Play Wham!'s 'Last Christmas' This Month

In the unlikely event that the song comes on, drinkers at Fuller's can expect a beer on the house.
Bettina Makalintal
12.14.18
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