Utopenci-“Drowned Men” a Czech pub classic

Today we have a classic from Czech pubs. Utopenci is a jar of pickled hot dogs, onions and spices. It is a necessary addition to all czech pubs, usually to be found near the tap. The name Utopenci has deep roots in the Czech soul and humor. Utopenci were invented 100 years ago by Mr.  […]

Your 2009 guide to hangover prevention

The most important thing is drink responsibly ( I know, you think blablablabla). But really, this is the best tip. As you get older, hangovers get worse, so you will learn to drink responsible eventually. But what to do if you accidentally drink more than you planned?

Sandwiches – the drunkard’s delight

It is time to drink yourself to death in order to celebrate the new year. At least that’s what we do in central Europe. Along with huge amounts of alcohol we also serve plenty of food and we blow ourselves up with firecrackers and fireworks.  We have a  saying: “as it is on New Year’s […]

Winter warmer

One thing I’ve noticed here is that the length of the days changes dramatically with the seasons. In midsummer it starts getting light at about 4:15 in the morning (don’t ask how I know), while right now it’s well on its way to being dark at 4:15 pm. It’s been a relatively mild slide towards […]