In addition to hospital workers, the mix includes firemen in matching T-shirts, a table of tourists just off an overnight Greyhound bus, and a handful of regulars who, it turns out, are merely folks who appreciate a crisp glass of white wine on the way into the office.
I’ll later learn there is a breakfast menu, but for now, the bartender passes me the drink menu without comment or judgment.
Also, it appeared to be a popular consensus that there’s no wrong time of day for a shot of Jameson.
As a way to wind down the weekend, a trip to the bar has its benefits.
Enemy In-Law / Mermaid Man & Barnacle Boy VI: The Motion Picture68.
Spy Buddies / Boat Smarts / Good Ol' Whatshisname85.
Tedious motion wrecks my head When will I come back from the dead?
'Cause I'm wrecked and I'm fucked And I'm stuck in a rut Never making the cut And still working the graveyard Twelve hours on feet Flat broke, no sleep Tedious motion wrecks my head 'Cause I'm stuck in a rut and still working the graveyard shift When will I come back from the dead?
Then, he said, he realized hospital staff were looking for a place to party. There’s a drink called “the Waiting Room,” made with coffee, Frangelico, and peppermint schnapps (), and a popular breakfast burrito with eggs, cheese, potatoes, refried beans, and pico de gallo ().
The top-selling item on the menu, the Hangover Burger, comes with a fried egg (but not ibuprofen).
“It actually takes the edge off a bit,” my friend Ryan says. For teetotalers, the coffee, roasted by Dallis Bros. Bring: The medical residents, retirees, and third-shift workers in your life.
But by 9 a.m., most customers have gone home to bed — or, perhaps, in to work. Breath mints if you’re heading into the office afterward.
Squid on Strike / Sandy, Sponge Bob, and the Worm41.