Bar of the Week: Crikey, it’s Chip Shop!

by -
0
Photo by Flickr's Robert Alamo

This is the 29th in our series on the venues featured in the second Brooklyn Beer Book. This week we feature our penultimate bar by taking a trip over the Atlantic (Avenue) to visit those Brits at Chip Shop.

THE ATLANTIC CHIP SHOP
129 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn Heights

What it is: Classic Brit, from Spotted Dick to Old Speckled Hen to Beatles/Bowie posters to the propaganda slapped on the tables and walls.

Why we love it: Something about gloomy Brits and their greasy, caloric, hoppy habits make us very happy. The beers are heavy and the room can get rowdy when a good match is on.

Who to bring: Football (re: soccer) fans, especially those of Arsenal, the house team. Friends who want to share fried macaroni,a full English breakfast, deep fried pizza (!) fish n’ chips and a fried snickers with you, leaving all guilt aside.

What to order: Some of the 16 beers on tap rotate weekly, so ask the bartender if there’s something new and special. Otherwise?: A pint of Harp, fish n’ chips and a fried Twinkie.

ChipShop fun fact: The deep-fried Hostess Cherry Pie was banned from the menu because the actual pie has trans fats, but it is said that you can bring in whatever you want, and they will fry it for you.

Related Articles

5

WTF is Modern Pentathalon? We're about to find out: The Olympics opening ceremonies are on Friday where the Queen herself will open the games and 4.8 billion...

0

Where to drink cheaply while watching the 2012 EuroCup, which runs through July 1, and means almost a full month of socially-acceptable day-drinking, hooligan antics, making sweeping generalizations about the essence of entire nations while rooting for the cutest players.

1

Revolution is in the air these days (as well as some pheromones. And a hint of tear gas). So it seems like this year's Guy...

2

SYCAMORE 1118 Cortelyou Rd., Ditmas ParkWhat it is: A bricky, woody destination bar and flower shop combo that’s one of the biggest reasons under-30s are rediscovering...

NO COMMENTS

Leave a Reply