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Bar Thu Jun 03 2010

Bacon and Beer Tasting @ Paddy Long's

IMG_0680.JPGRight now, I am sitting at Paddy Long's, eating curry chips and watching the Blackhawks game (they just tied the game up, 2-2). I found myself here because it's close to my apartment, they serve Kilkenny (hello, memories from Dublin 2008) and they have TVs. What I didn't expect, however, was the great food and the big sign telling me that on Saturdays (6 p.m.) and Sundays (2 p.m.) they have beer and bacon tastings.

It looks like you have to reserve your spot, so stop in or call if you're planning on coming. I know I'll be spending a Sunday afternoon here soon.

Paddy Long's claims to be the "home of beer and bacon." They've sold me on the beer, I'll let you know about the bacon.

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Lance / June 8, 2010 5:07 AM

Well, I’ve been staying for a vacation here at Gaza and I must say that I really missed the Paddy Long's bacon and beer. How I wish I could seat and drink with my friends once again at this Resto and enjoy watching the game that make us cheer for more!

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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