Your go-to sports/cocktail/Cheers-influenced saloon is redefining happy hour around the World Series games—weekday and weekend. There’s $2 off Elixir IPA pints and muddled orange and cachaça Gigantes Caipirinhas for $6. Seems like a manageable good-luck ritual.
Things to do for October 28, 2010
Pigs and Lobster, Ghosts and the Giants
The weekend is the week’s closer.
BONFIRE OF THE VANITIES
Bacon Bonbons at Gitane
A cross between a European bistro and a luxe bordello, Gitane—with its moody, high-romance decor—sets an ideal scene for whiskey drinking. And as luck would have it, the goat cheese-stuffed bonbons wrapped in smoked bacon pair perfectly with bourbon—a high-romance affair of its own.
Prospect Debuts Happy Hour
You expect happy hours to be about drinks. Seven-dollar martinis: sure, sounds about right. Add in Crispy Pig Trotter Tots with Lobster Aioli or Fried Oysters to the deal, and maybe it needs a new name...
Ghost Walk at the Palace Hotel
This pre-quake downtown hotel’s seen many prominent guests come and go—sometimes forever... Which is to say that it has its fair share of ghost stories and paranormal activity dating back beyond 1906. Since walls don’t talk, drop by for a tour and find someone who does.
Flesh and the Devil Speakeasy at Heart
You’ll be in for an exclusive, passcode-required night of costumed debauchery where wine replaces candy alongside a snort of moonshine and gratis shots. Food like Blood & Guts (griddled blood sausage and 12-hour tripe stew) and the sweetbread-driven Brains in Vats will be on hand. It might help to ignore the names...