After the last couple of months of limited contact with friends, family, etc it was time for a barhop…though one following social distancing. I caught up with Real-E and Sin on the UES for a change of pace and due to Sin being a front-line working Nurse ( 👏🏽) who was on call. We started at Uva since my bud wanted a cider.
I on the other hand was craving Mezcal so we headed To nearby Sabor a Mexico II for Tamarind Mezcalita’s. Which were outrageous and made by a petite grandma. We chatted with some EV girls enjoying their margaritas taking about places in their hood since my bud does Real Estate there and got another round.
While my friends were sitting on the stoop a homeless guy shambled over and just plunked himself down right next to them while live music all of a sudden came on and his friend started shaking it like a Polaroid picture. We moved down the block to the next stoop when an awesome rendition of “All along the watchtower” started playing on a rooftop across the street preformed by live musicians!
However the NYPD Blue showed up due to a D the P call and had to tell them to stop. I felt bad for them since they were just doing their job. Some people gave them grief, but once they started handing out 😷’s people started thanking them. Only in NYC.
We then hit Heidi’s House…for no other reason than I actually have a friend named Heidi so had to take a pic and peak inside. Turned out they had a great selection of craft brews and multiple ciders so we ended up drinking Gun Hill Gose’s, Ciders and my friends got their Paella. It was loaded with seafood and pork products. We’ve all been to Spain and couldn’t believe how awesome this tiny little kitchens food was.
For a final stop we came along Kuu and I got their ceviche ramen for something light and different and a spicy tuna hand-roll. Sapporo drafts for the walk. Their stuff falls under fast causal so as s snob it doesn’t get a high rating but I did like it and recommend the place.
After enough drinking, eating and mega amounts of walking we called it a night dropping each other off along the way. Now I know what you’ve been thinking and want to ask. Where the hell is all that Mezcal, beer and cider going?!? Well, heres the thing…its not an exact science. Some places will let you use their facilities if you buy, some won’t. So if you don’t have a strong bladder…start doing more #keegals 🤪
Uva is located at 1486 2nd Avenue
Mexico al Sabor II is located at 233 East 77th street
Heidi’s House is located at 308 East 78th Street
Kuu is located at 1275 1st Avenue