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R.I.P.: Paddy O'Splaine's

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Re: R.I.P.: Paddy O'Splaine's

Postby Tommy on Tue Jan 02, 2018 2:20 pm

ginger wrote:What's the verdict on this place? Anyone go yet?


I haven't been yet, but a buddy who lives around the corner spat out this review when I suggested it as a possible place for us to get beers/food.

"Super bland pizza in an annoying family-style atmosphere with a pretty terrible beer selection. No."

FWIW, he drinks MACRObrews almost exclusively.
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Re: R.I.P.: Paddy O'Splaine's

Postby blackmarket on Tue Jan 02, 2018 2:40 pm

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Who supports all these places? The kind of person who wishes he knew relatives in Ireland, but the best he can do is an aunt in Boston. The kind of person who boards a party bus outside a Wrigleyville bar on the morning of Saint Patrick's Day and is passed out naked in a Beverly backyard before noon. It's the kind of person who lives in a city of unlimited and varied drinking establishments, yet always defaults to "Let's go down to Paddy McDump's and get some corned beef nachos."


https://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/fake-irish-bars-pubs-worst/Content?oid=37064095


Comments wrote:What kind of four paragraph "article" is this? No data on how many there are. No interviews with the bar owners. It's like a unfunny, trying to be "edgy" rant comes off as whiny.


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Re: R.I.P.: Paddy O'Splaine's

Postby jimmy two hands on Tue Jan 02, 2018 3:25 pm

unsaved wrote:
Who supports all these places? The kind of person who wishes he knew relatives in Ireland, but the best he can do is an aunt in Boston. The kind of person who boards a party bus outside a Wrigleyville bar on the morning of Saint Patrick's Day and is passed out naked in a Beverly backyard before noon. It's the kind of person who lives in a city of unlimited and varied drinking establishments, yet always defaults to "Let's go down to Paddy McDump's and get some corned beef nachos."


https://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/fake-irish-bars-pubs-worst/Content?oid=37064095


This place was the first thing that came to mind after I read that article.
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Re: R.I.P.: Paddy O'Splaine's

Postby P.J. Craven on Fri Jan 05, 2018 9:14 pm

Looked at photos of the interior of Nick's Pizza (which just reminded me, nic pizza), and it looks, at least, well, functional.

We're coming up on ten years since Paddy O'Splaine's *kisses finger, taps chest, points to sky*
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