Who doesn't love a good before-and-after?
It's the reason we tune into shows such as Gordon Ramsay's "Kitchen Nightmares," for a glimpse of potential restaurant disasters -- and how they clean up (or don't) after a visit from Ramsay.
The cocktail equivalent is
This weekend, it's Chicago's turn once again. (The Abbey Pub was the focus of July 31's episode.) And if you've ever been to Blue Frog 22, you'll know why.
We've never visited, so we don't know how bad the "before" was. (Do you?) But we're still curious about the "after."
Without giving away the show, we will say this: In addition to changing its name to The Local 22, one improvement Taffer made to the failing bar was the introduction of local beers to the taps. As for cocktails? The jury is still out.
Sometimes it's safest to order simple.