New Haven, Connecticut: Anchor Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge

A retro dive bar in downtown New Haven, Anchor Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge is a low key drinking den with limited draft options but strong enough well drinks to keep you coming back. A tiny bar is tucked away in the back of the room and throwback blue vinyl booths line the walls. The bar […]

Key West, FL: The Chart Room Bar at Pier House Resort

Unexpectedly tucked into a small room of the otherwise luxurious Pier House Resort is The Chart Room bar. The dimly lit Chart Room features only a tiny bar, offering a few stools to those looking to settle in for the night. The floor is strewn with discarded peanut shells and spilled popcorn while the wall […]

San Juan Dive Bar: El Batey

A low-key, though generally busy, dive bar with low lighting just bright enough to reveal the stripped down walls covered in graffiti from the flow of bar patrons over the years. Locals return regularly for games of pool and to vie for control of the jukebox. Tourists are not likely to award the bar any […]

Moscow: The Real McCoy Bootlegger’s Bar & Club

Styled after the 1920’s Prohibition Era in the United States, the Real McCoy is a favorite haunt of expats and tourists alike. The bar was named after the expression “The Real McCoy,” a saying that evolved to describe the non-imitation liquor smuggled into the US by the infamous rum runner William McCoy. The bar caters […]