Tuesday, April 10, 2007

The Pop-O-Matic Bar Report

Despite the fact that the weather remains winterish, my biological booze clock is fully aware that we should be in prime happy hour season. Spring is supposed to be that thin sliver of perfect going out weather when you can head to the bar sans jacket but still strut down the street without worrying about working up a sweat. These are supposed to be the days that are too nice to go home straight from work and you are expected to do your duty as a New Yorker by exploring happy hour discount prices.

Well screw you confused mother nature! I'm going out anyway.

Yester-happy-hour I whet my whistle at Flatbush Farm in Brooklyn. This large single room bar with adjoining separate restaurant and outdoor patio is designed to resemble an upstate farm house with modern, urban appeal. While the mixture of styles sounds a little odd, the Farm pulls it off nicely and the result is a casual and classy atmosphere.

But how are the drinks you might ask? They're Great! The bar features an eclectic and interesting beer selection plus several tasty cocktails such as the Mo' Stomy made with ginger juice, ginger ale, dark rum, mint and lime. Mmm Good.

I didn't get around to trying the food but with items such as tempura onion rings and fries with herb mayoniase, I'm fixing to remedy that soon.

11 comments:

  1. Tales such as that make me miss the North just a wee bit.

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  2. Mother Nature hates us.

    The Farm sounds AWESOME!

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  3. DF - Spring and fall are the best seasons in the north east.

    Lioux - She may hate us, but she can't stop us!

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  4. I grew up in NY/NJ. The best placed I've lived in the US was probably Hilton Head, SC, but sometimes I do miss home. ;)

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  5. jenniB, you would love the Farm, despite its lack of velvet ropes.

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  6. As long as Jen brings her sunglasses, she'll be fine.

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  7. Kelly - Shhh. Don't tip Jen off that we secretly painted velvet ropes on her sunglasses to trick her into going to dive bars with us.

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  8. JDizzle1:23 PM

    Can we go there after the Kelly & Adam mediatorium extravaganza?

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  9. jd, you mean mediatorium extravaganza/mike-intervention?

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  10. jdizzle5:11 PM

    Well we can do the intervention at the bar. He will never suspect.

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