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First off, let me start by saying if you haven’t been there – YOU ARE REALLY MISSING out – Sky Blue Cafe at 700 Fatherland St. is frickin amazing. Here are a few of my favorites – Fish & Grits, Homemade Gnocchi, Roast Pork Loin w/ Walnut Pesto, and this puff pastry stuffed with chicken and goat cheese that is unreal. They even serve deep-fried oreos. This is a local favorite that has been supplying great coffee, breakfast, and lunch for years. Now they have expanded to dinner!
OK, now that I have got y’all hungry, you need to go in and grub for dinner. Enjoy a bottle of wine while you are at it.
Some may think of running out of beer on a Saturday night as a minor emergency………
For Allen Troy Brooks, it was a reason to call 911.
“Hey, you want to take me to the store?” Brooks, a 67-year-old man from Columbia, Tenn. (That’s right a native Tennessean – I feel like a proud father), asked the 911 dispatcher. “I want to go to the store to get me a beer. I’ll pay you.”
“OK. Sir. I can’t take you to the store to get a beer,” the dispatcher said.
Carnival has always billed themselves as the cruise line with “The Fun Ships.” Having sailed several time with them, I can personally vouch for the fact that alcohol is a big part of all that fun and the drink of the day is literally thrust in your face upon boarding before you’ve even had a chance to figure out where the pool is. Not that there’s anything wrong with that…
But ordinarily, the bars on a cruise ship are pretty generic varying mainly by their location on the decks. Inside bars tend to be a little clubbier with a rotating entertainment schedule or a piano
Olympic Trivia Night…$2 Red, White & Blue PBRs for Opening Ceremony…$1 Jell-O Shots every time USA wins a gold medal
Sam’s Sports Grill, one of my favorite sports joint, is getting sports fans excited about watching the 2012 summer Olympic games.
Not only will every game be shown on HDTVs, but Sam’s will also host several in-store and social media games for patrons and feature a gold-medal-worthy drink special.
“The Olympic Games is the ultimate sporting event. Everyone can feel a part of the action and it’s just another fun way for us to encourage Team USA spirit and patriotic enthusiasm among our customers,” said
Last night was the opening ceremony for Tales and today it officially begins.
Tales of the Cocktail is the world’s premier cocktail festival, bringing together the most respected minds on mixology for five days of cocktails, cuisine and culture. Held annually in New Orleans, this international event has something for cocktail professionals and enthusiasts alike with a spirited schedule of seminars, dinners, competitions and tasting rooms where brands showcase their latest products.
Tales of the Cocktail 2012 marks a historic milestone—its 10th Anniversary of rocking the cocktail world.
I’m on a plane now headed down to join in the mayhem – I’ll be reporting live in a drunken stooper