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Bia Garden - Very strange place

shoeman | Oct 3, 200912:50 PM

You walk into what looks like the front end of a deli or butcher shop with a walk-in refrigerator. An asian women will greets you and request you to wait regardless whether anyone is even in the restaurant. We were third in line. We waited about 20 mins. A man then escorted us back thru the still working walkin cooler which they have converted into a halkway leading to the outdoor seating in the back. The place was empty except for the two table that waited ahead of us.

This is strickly a Japanese Beer Garden. They have a nice selection of Japanese beers. I was with my wife and we both wanted to try different beers. Here is the kicker. You must order the beer either by the six pack or case. However, you only pay for what you drink and return the rest. A large bucket of ice is sat on the table filled with the case or six pack of your choice. If you what to try 4 different beers, you get 4 six packs. Hunting down a waitress to open your next beer gets so annoying and they will not leave a bottle opener on the table?

Maybe, I've lived in Philly to long. Is this NYC cool?

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