Have you ever wondered where anybody got the idea for Happy Hour? Why do we have food and drink specials at a particular time, and what’s happy about it?
August 5th marks International Beer Day, and it’s as good a time as any to check out the best ways to mix beer with oysters. As an oyster and cocktail bar, we can hardly resist the chance to talk about these delightful topics, especially simultaneously.
Happy hour has become a well-deserved break for the 9-5 workers. There’s nothing like meeting friends and family at your local bar after a hard day’s work to relax and grab a drink for less cash. You may be surprised to learn that happy hour actually originated in the early 20th Century and has since transformed into the after-work staple that we all know and love.
Do you know the history of New York and its oysters? It’s a very long one by American standards. In fact, it dates to colonial times when the popularity of oysters led the Dutch colonists to place restrictions on oyster harvesting due to overproduction in the 17th century. This is WAY before staple foods like pizza, hotdogs, and pretzels became the pillars of popular New York dining.
We invite you to come to Salt & Barrel and chill with a CBD-infused cocktail!