Tag Archive: Tom Bergin’s Tavern

Where To Drink Well on St. Patrick’s Day: Craft Cocktails & Beer

Short-Order St. Patrick's Day cocktails (Photo by RyanTanaka2013)

If you’re like me and detest green-tinged beer or frat drinks named after a terrorist act (yeah, I’m old), then perhaps you’ll appreciate this roundup of where to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day for some quality boozing. I’m talking craft cocktails, craft beer and beer floats. Just because it’s an alcoholiday doesn’t mean you gotta drink…

How To Get a Shamrock at Tom Bergin’s Tavern

Shamrock at Tom Bergin's Tavern by Caroline on Crack

When the new and improved Tom Bergin’s Tavern on Fairfax Avenue debuted back in May, everyone wondered what happened to its shamrock program. For those not familiar, for decades the 76-year-old bar would reward its regulars by hanging up a shamrock with the patron’s name on it on its walls. For the renovation the old…

Tom Bergin’s Tavern Is Open and Irish Whiskey Fans Are Smiling

Tom Bergin's Tavern Irish coffee cocktails by Caroline on Crack

For those in the back who didn’t hear, yes, the revamped Tom Bergin’s Tavern on Fairfax Avenue in Mid-City is now open. And not to fret, fans of the iconic Irish bar, the only real changes are its Irish whiskey list, its food and the smell of its interior. Suffice it to say, all changes…

The New Tom Bergin’s Tavern: Shamrocks Saved, Largest Irish Whiskey Collection, Irish Whiskey Only Cocktail Menu

Nobody panic. The Tom Bergin’s shamrocks aren’t going anywhere. Mixologist Marcos Tello assures me that if anything they will only suffer a light dusting. And Marcos would know. He’s the one who has been brought on by Tom Bergin’s Tavern‘s new owners, Warner Ebbink and Executive Chef Brendan Boudet (Little Dom’s, Dominick’s), to do the…