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Bar Blips: Tequila!

News Posted on Friday, May. 29, 2015

There is a bottomless pit of information about this beautiful world of booze, and I know I have just skimmed the surface.  I love that I am always learning about new things, whether it’s through reading and research, or through…

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Father’s Day Dinner

Events Posted on Wednesday, May. 13, 2015
Sunday, June 21, 2015

The sun is out and the taps will be flowing at Metropole this Father’s Day! Grab your dad and prepare for a manly man’s feast along with special beer pairings. > Does dad love Metropole? Our gift cards make the perfect gift!…

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Day Seven: Cooking Up Cocktails

News Posted on Saturday, Apr. 25, 2015

There are not enough words to describe how grateful I am to work with the talented chefs in the Metropole kitchen. I am constantly drawing inspiration from them, and they really push me and my imagination past the boundaries of…

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Day Six: Beer Me!

News Posted on Friday, Apr. 24, 2015

I’m a firm believer in moderation, but I’m also the kind of person who likes bacon on my mac n cheese, and lobster, and truffles and…well, you get the picture. An ice cold beer on a sweltering day, feet kicked…

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Day Five: Ice Cold

News Posted on Thursday, Apr. 23, 2015

If you’ve ever visited our glorious Cocktail Terrace, you’re familiar with our whimsical Poptails. For those unfamiliar, (who, by the way, need to get your cocktail-loving booty up there!) Poptails are flavored popsicles served with chilled mixtures of booze for an…

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Chopped Cocktail Competition

Events Posted on Wednesday, Apr. 22, 2015
Sunday, May 31, 2015

Are you a Sunday School student looking to put your education to the test? Join us for a Chopped-style cocktail competition. The first half of the class will be dedicated to technique, specifically, how to build flavors and proper cocktail construction. The…

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Day Four: Drunk in Love

News Posted on Wednesday, Apr. 22, 2015

There is something about ordering a pitcher of margaritas that always makes you feel like you’re about to play a strange game of chicken. One pitcher becomes two, and then suddenly you wake up to a scene from The Hangover…

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Day Three: Pimm’s Up Your Life

News Posted on Tuesday, Apr. 21, 2015

 I’ve worked in wide array of establishments in my long life as a bartender, and every place I’ve been behind the stick I’ve managed to learn something new. I once worked at a pub where I learned all about single…

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Day Two: Rosé to the Occasion

News Posted on Monday, Apr. 20, 2015

As a transplant to the Queen City, I am still blown away by the magnitude at which this city really turns it out for Opening Day. The entire city’s pulse spikes, and we are all swept away in a fever…

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Spring Break: 7 Days of Cocktail Recipes

News Posted on Sunday, Apr. 19, 2015

There is something magical about living somewhere that actually has seasons: a giddy gratitude for the first day of spring when the sun is out, and we begin to shed the long coat of heavy, dreary winter days, skipping around…

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