Best Gay-Friendly Bar
Music videos and cocktails mix like J.Lo and backup dancers—this we learned from Tini, a petite bar with TVs where a four-round night might go something like this:
Some people say you can read the quality of a restaurant in the way it cooks a steak ordered medium-rare. Others use the poached egg, or the quality of the table bread, the pluckiness of the staff, the cleanliness of the washrooms. I’ve decided that such merits lie beneath the melted Gruyere of French onion soup.
It’s not exactly a bar, not really a business incubator. But the Speak Easy, a members-only work lounge in SoBro, combines the best aspects of both into a 9-to-5 hotspot for the tech sector. On any given day, creative minds are hard at work at the reclaimed-wood desks developing websites, apps, and related services, craft beer from the self-serve taps in hand.
One thing you can say about Colts punter Pat McAfee: He’s never at a loss for words. He had plenty to say when he sat down recently for his IM profile—so much so, in fact, that we couldn’t get it all into the article. Here are a few of the tastier morsels we were able to forage from the editor’s cutting-room floor.