Last, we finished with a round of espresso martinis. Do you think I should research Canada before writing a book about Canada? Would go back next time I'm in Philadelphia. You can reach him directly at:. I had the flatbread during my visit and it was just okay. Always turns out to be more about me and less about the topic. Overall, I love the concept and would like to give Writer's Block another try, but I may wait awhile to do so.
Almost as particular as I am about great customer service. We only stayed for one cocktail, but I'd be interested in trying out the food, too! My next drink had gin, egg whites and a couple other ingredients I don't remember. They always make something delicious. The first time I attempted to patronize this place, it was actually closed on a Sunday afternoon when yelp aka God had it listed as being opened until 11pm. As exemplified by Christopher Vogler in his classic work, The Writers Journey, Mythic Structure For Writers, the 12 Stages are laid out and clearly explained as they pertain to writing. I would come again for a casual drink like I said pre or post a night out if I was close by, but I'm not sure I would necessarily go out of my way to come back otherwise.
I started with a pisco sour featuring turmeric. I felt anxious to meet my companions at their intoxication level. You can overlook the second floor and have great views of outside. Do you remember the last time? I've had a really hard time finding places that do both coffee drinks and have a full bar in Philadelphia let alone both - nary a coffee cocktail to be found , but this seems to be one of them. I love the personability chrome is telling me that is not a word but you know what I mean. We were seated there first, and later on moved to the sofa lounge next to the windows which was much more spacious! The Gin Coconut was strange though, not sure if I liked that.
I've been pleased with the beers I've tried here as well. Reluctantly because I feel like it's such a cute hidden gem that I don't want to share. I can't wait to come back to take advantage of their happy hour special! The list is long and varied, and there will be at least a few options you have never seen anywhere else. While it is a ways from me, I will make the effort to get back there. I'd prefer a dressier place for the price tag. This is a small venue with multiple floors.
The atmosphere is very laid back, the decor is really awesome and the library seating upstairs actually has books for you to peruse. The upstairs seating area looks so fun, like a library! The menus are tucked into books, in keeping with the theme of the bar, and the walls are covered with word-searches through lettered tiles that hide the names of famous authors. Probably my favorite cocktail I've had in Philly so far! The agents at Addiction Recovery Now are well-educated in the industry and are waiting to put your mind at ease. One friend got there early and got us seats on the second floor. After perusing the menu, I was honestly conflicted.
Walking in, there's a cozy bar with lettered walls that look like Scrabble. So a couple of good friends persuaded me to venture out to Center City to meet for a couple drinks to catch up, aka vent. I ordered the Gin Gin, which had gin, ginger beer, and berry kombucha. First, you have to walk down a slightly shady and dark looking alley if you come from the east side of Cypress, but it's really completely fine. The whole grain bread was topped with creamy avocado, a hard boiled egg, and sliced cherry tomatoes. I'd come back for the bartender, the little bowl of food, and to sample some other beverages. Step 11 would be right up your alley.
The beginning and end will evolve. Midweek when we arrived around 6 pm or so was perfect for avoiding the masses. Sometimes, the quirkier, the better. Trying to write a book based in Canada involving a Canadian Prince named Phillip Marsh. By day, he builds gardens for organizations like the Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission; when the weather is warmer, he hopes to put an herb garden on the Rehab's roof. I do and I decided to do something about it. The menu is actually a fucking book.
Second floor has seats along the left wall, with small coffee tables. Fantastic for unique, strong, classy cocktails. I would understand if it was a one-time thing, but every time I've come here, they've been out of either a beer or a wine, or both. On a recent trip up, some friends and I were looking for a great happy hour spot and we ended up at. The decor is nice and clean, but the bar did seem a little small.
On a weekday evening the first floor was comfortably crowded and the upstairs was not open. The cocktail menu covers a lot, they have drinks a seasoned cocktail drinker would enjoy and popular drinks for the masses, too. Of course it is super cute inside, very small and narrow, but there's 3 floors so you can find seating. The possibilities are endless, but movement is critical. If taking criticism and feedback rankles you, Step 7 will give you a wake-up call and explain why you need to get your ego in check to prevent you from experiencing a major crash and burn.
This place exudes that relaxing atomosphere and is relatively quiet. Overall, it has a much more intimate feel than what I originally imagined. Your ideas may need to stew a little longer before writing them down. Adorably decorated, extensive cocktail menu, quality drinks. Now, I am very particular about my drinks. Great for pictures of the library-esque decor as the name suggests. It was so refreshing and I found myself dreaming about it in the warm days that followed.