You don’t often hear the words “ping pong” and “luxury” in the same sentence, but that’s just what the creators of Blazing Paddles are aiming for with their new Fenway venture.
Between the Celtic music, the authentic décor, and the accented staff, M.J. O’Connor’s in the Park Plaza Hotel corners the market on Irish pubs in downtown Boston. The bartenders are welcoming, friendly, and according to their manager, “convincing” — a helpful trait when their GM concocts a new drink recipe to test on trusting and loyal customers.
The Patriots losing in the playoffs is no reason to cease celebrations on Super Bowl Sunday. Even though the Pats aren't playing, there are plenty of places to go and watch the game on a giant screen (or 30 screens at once), enjoy some discounted appetizers and drinks, and cheer on whichever team you hate the least.
When Zack Emonds starts to think about creating new cocktails, he goes to three places: the candy store, the grocery store and, of course, the liquor store.