Best Bars In America

2013, TV Show

The best bars in the U.S. are visited.


Paid | iTunes Aired: 8/13/2014

Season 1, Episode 9
We've seen the chic and trendy, but sometimes you just want to keep it real. Join Jay and Sean as they make friends in some of the coolest neighborhood bars in America. From the Frolic Room alongside the historic Pantages Theater in L.A. to Julius' in Greenwich Village, New York, these vibrant haunts are as colorful as their regulars. Celebrate Christmas every day at Lala's in Austin, join in on ladies' night at Drinking Fountain in Boston, and throw back whiskey shots for Sean's brother's birthday at his favorite bar in the world, Molly's at the Market in New Orleans.

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Paid | iTunes Aired: 8/6/2014

Season 1, Episode 8
Jay and Sean shatter your preconceived notions with a country-wide tour of hotel bars that are destinations in and of themselves. From the Carlyle Hotel's Bemelmans in Manhattan to the High Rooftop Lounge atop Venice Beach's Hotel Erwin, they have you covered. In between, they'll trade ghost stories and cocktail recipes at The Driskill Bar in Austin, take the Carousel Bar at the Hotel Monteleone in NOLA for a spin, and chase oysters with high-class martinis at New York's Ace Hotel. And when they're done, there's always a cozy bed waiting for them upstairs.

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Paid | iTunes Aired: 7/30/2014

Season 1, Episode 7
From classy to crap-tacular, Brooklyn has it all! Join Jay and Sean as they hit some of NYC's wildest bars. First, they start off with "Best Bars in America" master Dave Wondrich for a dram of absinthe and a beer made with oyster shells. Then, they meet with a craft cocktail legend to sample his newest creation: a Bourbon Almond Brittle! Local comedians Hannibal Burress and Janeane Garofalo join the boys for drinks before they hit local bars with mini-golf, bocce ball, and hangover yoga. But nothing can top a drinking hole with its own flux capacitor! Beer geeks beware: this is gonna be good!

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Paid | iTunes Aired: 7/23/2014

Season 1, Episode 6
Nothing complements a great drink like the perfect dish. Jay and Sean are traveling the country to sample the best food for soaking up booze. World-renowned chefs and James Beard Award winners have turned their attention to pub culture, with awesome, highbrow choices like Expatriate's Chinese sausage corndogs in Portland and Father's Office's perfect burgers in Los Angeles. They also try jaw-dropping Filipino food at Qui in Austin and classic Cajun and creole at Buffa's in New Orleans. Bring your appetite!

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Premiered: December 05, 2013, on Esquire
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