The tradition of the American taproom harks back to colonial times when men sought a pint of beer after a long day of work. Although our Founding Fathers found refuge in the City Tavern or at Ben Franklin’s dining table where spirits flowed freely, the ordinary lads drank in simple surrounding
Tomorrow, Americans will celebrate the Fourth of July with parades, barbecues and fireworks. For those hosting a party or invited to one, hot dogs, hamburger, chicken, fish and grilled vegetables will take center stage along with classic sides dishes and a red, white and blue flag cak
Pubs, taverns and local restaurants are doing brisk business now that the World Cup is under way in Brazil. Soccer fans throughout the city are waiting in line to enjoy a pint, a bite to eat and watch the games. I played soccer in high school and look forward to these matches. I have not forgotten my Phillies, however.