3:26 a.m. and I find myself sobering up after an EPIC night out. Again, just like this week’s Episodic Musing all posts this week are ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY posts for RegosLife.com. I won’t bore you with the details of dinner and the like – however I will tell you about this awesome little club me and some friends went to, and the sobering up rituals that were carried out shortly after. Enjoy.
For The Weekenders: Club Adoré, RedCap Chauffeurs, Sobering Up With Cookie Monster…
For starters, this was an incredibly interesting night. A few friends and I got in touch and we figured it would be fitting to celebrate this site’s one year blogging anniversary in the most appropriate way possible – taking a road trip up north and loading up on a pre-weekend cheat meal at a favourite restaurant, then heading back down south and hitting up a new scene we’d never been to before: Adoré Nightclub. And I know I don’t talk like this often, maybe it’s the booze, maybe it’s not…but my gawd, that place was effing gorgeous. We’d booked the tickets in great anticipation, and I’m happy to say it wasn’t disappointing in the slightest.
They had an awesome event going on tonight, and if it weren’t for the fact that I had previous engagements set up just a few hours from now, I’d have stayed longer. The place is top notch when it comes to aesthetic appeal. The music is awesome. Sexy strangers are abundant…and for a group of exceptionally good looking people such as my friends and I, that’s a win-win-win-win for everyone.
What’s so epic about this place is the atmosphere. It’s a combination of Vegas and Mardi Gras all rolled into one, with dancing women in odd get ups, DJs that know their music, and enough stunning interior design to make even the straightest man take notice.
It’s one of those places that you can go to with friends or take someone you’ve gotten past that first coffee date to – not a “romantic” atmosphere, but not a “party hard” one either. A mix of upscale and know-how-to-party. A hybrid version of a club when you take Las Vegas tastes and infuse it with Miami quality – a match made it heaven. One of those places where if you wanna order champagne feel free to, because no one gives a damn and the only excuse needed is “just because.”
Dress codes are strictly enforced which is nice, because it really separates the crowd – and speaking from experience – this matters. You’d be amazed how dress codes can separate the rowdy from the “we’re just here to chill.”
A person just doesn’t have time to get into an altercation when they’re suited up.
The next logical step after a place like this and about 4 or 5 drinks in was to get sobered up…which is where one must choose:
Be a dumbass and try to drive drunk…or be responsible and hand your keys over to a stranger.
The last part is not as idiotic as it sounds. At least if you’re using a RedCap Chauffeur.
Let’s be honest – drinking in America can be annoying. If you’re not in a trendy little area where the nightlife and restaurants are within comfortable walking distance to each other, you’re either stuck sobering up at the club or lounge, or wind up having one hell of a long, stumbling but steady, awkward walk to the nearest food joint, and back to your car.
RedCap takes the embarrassment out of all of that – not to mention takes the pressure off who’s gonna be the “designated driver” for the night…or the dreaded cop paranoia.
The process is simple: Download the app for your android or apple smartphone, open it up, start booking your reservation for a driver to drive you around in the next couple hours….and that’s it. It’s really that simple. There’s no fee to join, the drivers are all certified (meaning you won’t have Rapey Mc-Rape eyeing your new squeeze) and insured, and frankly, the whole concept in general is pretty damn cool. RedCap‘s one of those companies that have been around for a while now, so it’s worth giving it a spin.
So in knowing all this – where would your new found chauffeur take you? To hang with cookie monster of course. Though I doubt at 1 a.m. you’d find him on Sesame Street.
If cookie monster was an insomniac or into drinking, you’d instead find him at Insomnia Cookies – the place to go when it’s the wee hours of the morning on a Thursday and your usual sobering up hot-spots have already closed their doors.
Unless it’s Taco Bell.
The Bell never lets anyone down.
Getting back to the point though…when you’ve got a sweet instead of a savory tooth after a night out of drinking, Insomnia Cookies is your go-to spot. Why? Well, for starters, they do both delivery and pick up. So if that little chauffeur of yours dropped you home instead of one of Insomnia Cookies stores, you can avoid the angry I’m-still-too-tipsy-to-drive fist shaking in dismay, and instead conquer the great feat of getting your fingers to go where your eyes direct – thus ordering up deliciousness online in under 5 minutes.
They don’t just do cookies either. Nope. But brownies, frozen desserts, cookie cakes and naturally, milk. Or water…for the lactose intolerant among us.
So the next time you’re in the mood for a smorgasbord of mouthwatering goodness and you order up that S’mores cookie with chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream…and a feeling of excitement overcomes you as you dig in – think of me, as you wipe those tears of joy away.
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