Articles Tagged ‘beer’

“Pivo, Prosim”: Czech for “Beer, Please”

“Pivo, Prosim”: Czech for “Beer, Please” May 16, 2011 | Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Quick Czech lesson: “Pivo, prosim” means “a beer please.” We are a bit beer-centric this month, what with the sunny weather and the Czech Beer Festival happening. If spring showers catch you off guard, change your sightseeing venue to an indoor cutltural experience: pubs. We suggest four here...

May Festivals in Prague

May Festivals in Prague May 2, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
For some reason, May is all about the festivals in Prague. An exciting time to visit, as you know you will have the opportunity to experience something different. Here’s a brief round-up of what’s happening where and when. Prague Marathon: Of course you want to run 42 kilometers on your holiday....

Beer Blessings

Beer Blessings March 30, 2011 | Food | Read More
Plato is quoted as saying: “He was a wise man who invented beer.” While the authenticity of his authorship is a bit dodgy, let’s go with the sentiment. Czechs know a thing or two about beer brewing, and recently a Czech bishop blessed a certain batch of the country’s flagship brew, Pilsner Urquell,...

Discovering Different Czech Brews

Discovering Different Czech Brews February 17, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Finding a beer in Prague is not a difficult thing to do. It is rare that you’ll enter a restaurant here and not find a Czech beer at least bottled. All pubs and bars will have a couple varieties on tap, and if you are lucky, you might get to experience a beer brewed at a smaller Czech brewery. First,...

The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski January 17, 2011 | Nightlife | Read More
Prague is filled with pubs. It’s a cultural thing – besides the great beer, the pub is where you go to relax, catch-up with friends and simply have a good time. Prague 3, close to the Jiřího z Poděbrad metro station and into the Žižkov neighborhood, is pub central for those looking for a bit...

Prague Microbreweries

Prague Microbreweries December 27, 2010 | Food | Read More
Czech Republic = Beer. While our culture, music, history and architecture are a joy to discover, for better or for worse, most people know us by our beer. Pilsner Urquell, Gambrinus, Staropramen…these will be on tap in just about any restaurant or pub you visit. But there are some smaller breweries,...

A True Czech Experience: The Pub

A True Czech Experience: The Pub October 29, 2010 | Nightlife, What's New | Read More
A recent survey found that three-quarters of Czechs consider the pub the center of social life. Despite being a country filled with music, architecture and theater (all things Czechs regularly indulge in) when it comes time to relax with friends, the pub is the place to go. Not surprisingly, men are...

Czech Bar Awards 2010

Czech Bar Awards 2010 October 22, 2010 | Nightlife | Read More
The 2010 Czech Bar Awards were announced this week. If you are looking for a good/new/different place to hang out this weekend, these might provide some inspiration. The Awards are organized by Barlife magazine in conjunction with the Czech Bartenders Association, the Association of Hotels and Restaurants...