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Quiz and a Curry Night at The Shakespeare

Starting Sunday, April 12th, one of ASF’s favorite haunts, The Shakespeare, will be offering a bi-monthly Quiz and a Curry Night. The tavern was recently featured in ScotlandNow‘s list of the 10 Best Bars to Visit During New York’s Tartan Week, and offers quiz sheets for only $5, with prizes to be won! The wonderful David McNicoll will moderate.

Quiz & Curry Shakespeare

Visit the Shakespeare’s Facebook page on April 10th for your first quiz question. The first person to answer correctly wins curry for four and complimentary entry into the first quiz night!

For more information, email info@theshakespearenyc.com or call 646-837-6779.


Meet the Barbour Tartan Dog Pack!

We’re thrilled to announce fifteen of the Scottie and Westie pups sponsored by Barbour in the 17th Annual Tartan Day Parade! Meet members of the pack below who will be marching up New York’s Sixth Avenue in their very own tartan Barbour dog coats.


10 of the Best Big Apple Bars for Tartan Week

Celebrating Tartan Week in New York City this year? We hope you’ll enjoy some of the wonderful offerings of Scottish food and beverage the city has to offer, whether it’s stopping for a post-parade pint of Bellhaven or enjoying a meal at a gastropub.

ScotlandNow has put together a lovely list of their favorite places to get a drink in NYC that include several of ASF’s favorites – though if we’re naming names, we’d have to mention our highlight haunts The Craic – Irish/Scottish Pub and Biddy’s Pub to the selections! Take a look at a few of their selections and start planning the culinary side of your New York Tartan Week adventures.

The Shakespeare, 24 East 39th Street


The Shakespeare (Image courtesy of ScotlandNow)

For wonderful atmosphere, service, and the perfect pint and chips, look no further than The Shakespeare.

Caledonia, 1609 Second Avenue 


Caledonia (Image courtesy of ScotlandNow)

On Tuesday, April 7, Bellhaven Head Brewer George Howell will be hosting a Tap Takeover at Caledonia, but if you can’t make it then, stop by any time for a pint of Bellhaven on tap, or one of their over 180 varieties of Scotch!

Iona Brooklyn, 180 Grand Street (Williamsburg)


Iona (Image courtesy of ScotlandNow)

If you’re in the mood for music with your drink, Iona hosts Scottish Session gigs every Monday at 8:30 pm. Their urban beer garden is a wonderful location to kick back after a long day of sightseeing.

Jones Wood Foundry, 401 East 76th Street

Jones Wood Foundry (image courtesy of ScotlandNow)

Jones Wood Foundry (image courtesy of ScotlandNow)

A wonderful place not only to grab a drink but a full meal, Jones Wood Foundry is one of ASF’s favorite gastropubs: friendly and attentive service and wonderful cuisine.

Take a look at the full list, with photos, and read the article on ScotlandNow’s website.