A secret about beverages.
It’s all about the Jacksons, baby.
Comparing liquor prices in my life.
An unfortunate thing occurred this weekend at one of the birthday parties I attended: After everyone had finished having a good time and drifted off home, or to another spot in the city, our waitress approached me and my birthday pal just as we were heading out the door.
“I’m sorry to have to do this, but there are still a few drinks that haven’t been paid for,” she said. She paused, waiting for our reaction, which was resigned.
Wine is great.
Here’s how to drink for less.
I realize it’s morning, but let’s talk about booze for a second.
How to make a concoction called a shrub.
• I withdrew $40 in cash to head to a bar in West Village to meet some friends. I prefer using cash at bars, instead of using my card and opening a tab because I can control my spending better that way. When you open a tab, you’re more likely to just order a bunch of drinks and appetizers without thinking about how much you’re actually spending, and before you know it, you’re closing your tab and sign on the dotted line for $100, including tip. So: Cash is king