dive bar?

Today’s Zippy:

Remarkable drinks.

ADS-L has recently been having a discussion of dive bar and dive. For some posters, dive is just a short version of dive bar ‘disreputable bar’, but for others it’s taken on a life of its own, so that there can be dive restaurants. Hipster joints are s0mething else again.

3 Responses to “dive bar?”

  1. Robert Coren Says:

    Having recognized “Dark & Stormy”, I’m wondering if all the other bizarrely-named drinks do, in fact, appear on bar menus somewhere (Brooklyn hipster dives or elsewhere).

  2. Jack Hamilton Says:

    There’s a dive bar in Sacramento. The mermaids’ tails were made by this fellow:


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