Sebastian Modak, fresh off of 120,000 miles of travel, longs for the bars, near and far, that he called home.
Besha Rodell searches for solace at home as her city locks down for a second time.
From a sweltering Japan, Yukari Sakamoto considers the appeal of izakaya at home, popsicles dipped in shochu and an Olympic season that never was.
Michael Snyder contemplates a summer without the blurry, tequila-fueled afternoons and chance encounters that only the city’s great, democratic watering holes can provide.
Stranded in Romania, Yolanda Evans finds herself wishing she were in the Irish surf town of summers past.