A Tipple at Tipsy

Adults only are welcome at the newest ice-cream parlor in NYC. When Tipsy opened it’s doors for the first time last weekend, it was reminiscent of the historic five clock reopening of the local pub. Only this place serves a tipple and a treat at the same time. On Sunday the line stretched down the block, with enthusiasts of all ages anticipating a shot of bourbon with their maple bacon, some sangria with strawberry sorbet or a martini on the creamy side. Security carded the crowd as much for the fun as the five percent flavored cocktails as for anyone wanting to eat to forget. According to a happy punter it would take a lot of ice-cream to put her over the limit. But I was on my bike, and who would order a virgin vanilla from the first barlour in the city…

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2 Responses to A Tipple at Tipsy

  1. Maxine Patterson says:

    I really enjoy your posts and if awake listening to you on the radio, good work. My husband and I are riding bikes from Montreal to Norfolk in August and spending time in NY. I just finished reading “You gotta have balls” Lily Brett and am trying to find is this a real restaurant? I’d love to visit. Tried looking it up with no success. Keep up the good work. Cheers Maxine

    • Thank you Maxine. What an excellent title for a restaurant ( in NYC ) – or for a bike ride from Montreal to Norfolk! Good for you! As far as I can find out, the restaurant is fictitious. There is a chain called The Meatball Shop which seems to have borrowed the idea. But I will keep my eyes open, and let you know if I get lucky…

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