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Title Come here often? : 53 writers raise a glass to their favorite bar / edited by Sean Manning ; foreword by Malachy McCourt.

Publication Info. New York : Black Balloon Publishing, 2014.
©2014

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Linda Vista Branch Non-Fiction    814.6    Available
Description 346 pages : illustrations, maps ; 18 cm
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Contents Foreword / Malachy McCourt -- Introduction / Sean Manning -- Dives. Spotty's / Scott Raab ; Dirty Franks / Josh Emmons ; The Blarney Stone / Dan Fante ; The Pig's Ear Tavern / Craig Davidson ; George's Buffet / Benjamin Hale ; Milano's / Madison Smartt Bell -- Upscale joints. The Patterson House / Adam Ross ; Café Crème / Rosecrans Baldwin ; Kir / Emily Chenoweth ; Le Sirenuse / Jim Shepard ; The Tonga Room / Katy St. Clair ; Sonny's / Kate Christensen -- Far-flung. Southern Exposure / Hunter R. Slaton ; The Otintaii Bar / J. Maarten Troost ; Yuki's / Buzz Poole ; Limb / Robert Perišić ; The John Hewitt / Rosie Schaap ; Mao Mao Chong / Mitch Moxley -- The management. Big John's Tavern / Jack Hitt ; Cavagnaro's Bar & Grill / Bill Barich ; Weeds / Neal Pollack ; Shots / Sean Manning ; Gabby O'Hara's / Andrew W.K. ; Eddie's Club / Kevin Canty -- The music. Bradley's / David Hajdu and John Carey ; The Uptown Bar / Craig Finn ; Fireside Bowl / Joe Meno ; Club 7 / Shani Boianjiu ; Slim's Last Chance Saloon / Duff McKagan -- Romance. The Mint Bar / Will Blythe ; Downtown Beirut / Elissa Schappell ; Pueblito Mexicano / Karen Olsson ; The Bar / Mike Albo ; The Pillars / Darin Strauss -- Friends. City Grocery / Tom Franklin ; Shay's Pub & Wine Bar / Edith Zimmerman ; 8-Ball Saloon / Davy Rothbart ; The American Colony Hotel Bar / Janine di Giovanni ; Manuel's Tavern / Jack Pendarvis ; Leila's Peugeot / Azadeh Moaveni -- Family. The Brass Elephant / Laura Lippman ; VFW Post 2950 / Frank Bill ; Nelson's Landing / Phil Hanrahan ; La Cabañita / Heather Havrilesky ; The Bena Bar / David Treuer -- Identity. Deep Eddy Cabaret / Oscar Cásares ; The Napoleon House / James Sallis ; McHale's / Susan Choi ; Harry's Bar & Tables / Paul Shirley ; The Beagle Tavern / Jennifer Finney Boylan ; Stanley's / Ishmael Reed ; Raccoon's / Alissa Nutting.
Summary A collection of appreciations of bars, some closed, some still in business, that have impacted the authors' lives.
Subject Bars (Drinking establishments) -- Anecdotes.
Authors -- Alcohol use -- Anecdotes.
Added Author Manning, Sean, editor.
ISBN 1936787229
9781936787227

 
    
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