When the conversation turns to cocktails, as it often does at Food & Wine, there's one person we listen to loud and clear: Jim Meehan. We asked Meehan to pick his 10 favorite new spots in the country. He obliged.
Although the federal minimum wage for tipped positions is at just $2.13 per hour as of 2012, and there are many low-traffic bars where the addition of tips just barely brings a employees above minimum wage, there are also places where a bartender can make a decent living with good benefits.
It's recently come to my attention that not all of your "friends" or BFFs, bros, sisters or whomever understand that pranks, embarrassing toasts and simply being contemptible is just not cool or appropriate at a wedding.
Straight women hang out in gay bars. Therefore, straight dudes who don't have much luck with the ladies should have better luck picking up women at a gay bar. Right? I was more than happy to test this theory.