Category Archives: Folderol & Blather

Nothing Shaking

From Seattle Weekly, 6/1/05 “Last week wrapped up a new three-week, 23-restaurant cocktail promotion called the Great Seattle Shake. Sponsored in part by the Seattle Weekly, the event aimed to entice cocktail drinkers to sample two signature drinks paired with an appetizer for $15. Whether it was the 7 to 10 p.m. time frame (threatening… Continue Reading

Battle of the Binge

The Associated Press Updated: 5:44 p.m. ET May 23, 2005 LONDON – Beer-swilling Britons face a sobering prospect: an unhappy hour. A group representing about half the country’s pubs and bars said Monday it is curbing Happy Hour offers and other deals that encourage irresponsible drinking, a British pastime that has come under increasing attack… Continue Reading