Saturday, November 15, 2008

West Chester, Food, Bars And Stalking Locations


So here are some random food and bar notes about downtown West Chester, PA. This is the first of a multi part series. If you're not from West Chester, click on the links to view the images and see what you're missing.

Doc MaGrogans Oyster House - On Monday's they have $1 oysters and $1 Pabst Blue Ribbon Pounders. Awwww yeah!

Sprazzo Cafe -Great big comfy chairs on the second floor and free wireless. And this loft is perfect for spying down on the locals. I like to tap on the window when I see someone I know or would like to know then duck. (See the picture above). Next time I'm there I'd like to also look out the window creepily at someone and then when they tap their friends to look, I duck. Then of course take another peek once their friends stop looking but they take one more peak back. Oh yeah. And I might do that thing where you run your index finger across your neck like you're going to kill them. It depends on the person and what my lawyer advises.

West Chester Scoop - The new donut machine is visible from the big window out front. I like to put my nose against the window and stare at it, mouthing, "I'm hunnnnnnngry". I've been hoping to be shooed away with a broom but they don't seem to mind. Probably because it's me.

Starbucks - The one on Gay and High has these great comfortable mini chair couch things. The perfect seat for the midgets or people over 6'8".

New Haven Style Pizza - This Church Street Pizza place has great personal pan pizzas.

Barnaby's - The second floor bar is one of the coolest bars - for mood - in West Chester. I like their outside bar too.

The Square Bar - Best bar in West Chester for no frills relaxed fun. Even royalty like me feels at home. And best place to play American darts. You never know who you'll find there.

Burger King - Longest, most ridiculous wait for drive through ever. Bring a razor because by the time you get to the window you'll have grown a full beard.

The Rat - The Rat, across from WCU , has been closed for years now but at least 75 local people still have major bowel issues from their Thursday night 25 cents Genesee Cream ale special.

High Street Cafe - I had one of my best meals ever here. Blackened Tuna smothered with Crawfish Au gratin.

Iron Hill Brewery - Get a mug club card. The cost is $40. You get a point for every dollar spent. They start you with 200 points. Everytime you get 300 points you get a $25 gift card. You get to drink out of a special mug that's larger than the average pint but you only pay for a pint.

That's it for now.

25 comments:

Poobomber said...

Gay and High???

That sounds more like Andy Dick than an intersection!

Dr Zibbs said...

Poo - the old (and stupid) joke about West Chester is you come in High and you go out Gay.

Kristin said...

HA! Imagine my surprise to find a mention of the Genny Screamers (that's what the Cream Ale bowel condition is technically called, ya know) on a blog written in Pennsylvania. My great state's legacy to the world. It makes me so proud to be a New Yorker.

Giggle Pixie said...

Now I totally want to visit the Sprazzo Cafe!!!

SkylersDad said...

Sprazzo Cafe sounds like the perfect place for a pressed ham against the glass. Of course I don't do that until at least the 3rd beer, or a good dare, or if anybody just asks...

sista #2 said...

I think Sista #1 got drunk at a frat house in West Chester........few years back.

Just saying


peace
#2

Cora said...

Damn it!!!! Poobomber stole what I was gonna say!!!! (snarl)

So, is that you in the orange shirt with the clansman?

kirby said...

I'm all for oysters, but Pabst? God damned hipsters. Irony has no place in beer consumption.

teri said...

totally off topic but your downtown West Chester reminds me of my Collingswood. I have to go visit!

Dr Zibbs said...

Teri - do you know that the blogger Words Words Words that comments on this blog is also from Collingswood?

Candy's daily Dandy said...

Zibsy, glad to see you're getting some legal counseling. Might I suggest some other form of counseling as well.

I'm kidding...the blackened tuna with Crawfish Au gratin sounds too good for words.

Caffeine Court said...

Oh my gosh. Such memories.
We used to go to The Rat all the time. I even got arrested in the parking lot after doing shots with the Philadelphia Eagles. Long story, I was 21 and I've matured alot since then.

~E said...

I have huge suspicions about $1 oysters. Mostly because I like my intestines on the inside of my body and not all over the bathroom floor. But that's just me.

BeckEye said...

I love that you are totally like the spokesman for West Chester, PA, even though there is only a 1% chance that any of your blog readers will ever go there for any reason.

Oh, oh, wait. Unless it's to meet YOU of course.

buffalodick said...

Neat format for a series of postings! I could do something similar for Grand Rapids, Mi, but by the time you got here, the joint would be out of business! My wife and I drove up 28th st. yesterday, and tried to remember what were in those vacant buildings before they were vacant... Studio 28 will close this month- the first multiplex movie theater in America..done.

Fancy Schmancy said...

Things I now have to do today, drive to Church Street in New Haven to get some authentic pizza. Thanks.

Dr Zibbs said...

Caffeine - I knew you would have been there at some point

teri said...

Did not know this Dr. I will check out his blog, more.

NewlywedCentral said...

I was wondering if you were going to mention Iron Hill Brewery -- You got it in there under the wire... :)

slopmaster said...

yea, you're a great spokesperson, although I don't think I'll ever go. UNLESS... any strip clubs there?

Kimmie said...

We have some things to discuss about Sprazzo, Zibbs. I'll shoot you an email.

EmFabulousFunshine said...

looks way more fun than new orleans!

Kristen said...

oh my god, went back and read some of your older posts and the part on this one where you do the creepy stare out the window made me laugh so hard I cried (which is hard to explain at work). then, on the drive home I started thinking about it again, and cried a little more. funny.

Dr Zibbs said...

Kristen - glad that it made you crack up. I love when readers tell me that.

Kristen said...

And I really appreciate your efforts to get me 1,000...no 100...er 10 followers. Duly noted. (p.s. I was genuinely crying, right or wrong.)