Hanging Up the Gloves: Here's How Stay Golden Is Bowing Out


  • David Rangel/Stay Golden Social House

We've known Stay Golden would close for a while now. The patio bar announced this March that it would be vacating the premises to make way for a 10-story office building. Construction will begin as soon as the Jeret Peña-owned bar moves off-premise if the construction fences are any indication.

If you're done moping into your Game of Thrones-themed cocktail, it's time to party. With just slightly over a week left in business, Stay Golden is lining up a few night's worth of debauchery. Put some Pedialyte freezer pops in the fridge and pencil these dates on your calendar:

Monday, June 12: Prepare to go east for Karen Tartt and Daniel Illest's Asian Asian Adventure. The two bartenders will be whipping up Korean and Thai-inspired cocktails. The takeover starts at 9 p.m. and ends when you're wishing we had a late night Thai joint.

Wednesday, June 14: Did you leave Wonderwoman with a new gusto for everything female? Wednesday night at Stay Golden will feature a takeover by a veritable bunch of ladies who can shake a mean cocktail including, but not limited to, Danielle Chapman, Stephanie Di Muria, Denise De Glopper, Karen Tartt, Karah Carmack, Zulcoralis Rodriguez, Jacklyn Giddens Garcia, Hillary Woodhouse, Vanessa Vara and Haleigh Celest Guillory. No special menu, just a pack of awesome bartenders. 9pm.

Thursday, June 15: Suerte Tequila and Jägermeister are sponsoring this bash that includes a special drink and shot menu from Stephan Mendez. The night will also feature large format mint juleps using Evan Williams bourbon served in giant metal pails, and a Buck Hunter Tournament for all you sharp-shooters in the gameroom. 9pm.

Friday, June 16: The final bow will take place Friday with a Best of menu with the bar's most popular drinks and bar managers Rob Gourlay, Steven Martín, and Jorel Peña manning the wells.

401 Pearl Pkwy., (210) 365-3246.

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