You’re part of the community as soon as you walk through the door.
The bartender hands you a menu, each one showcasing a different illustration by a Toronto artist.
While ordering a drink and hot dogs, a Disney VHS plays from a projector onto the back wall of the bar.
It feels like you’re 10 years old again, hanging out at friend’s house in 1998… except you can drink alcohol.
There are three rounds, each one packed with questions relating to old movies, songs and pop culture from decades past. The game evokes equal exclamations of both “I remember this!” and “I can’t believe I don’t remember this!”
Then, just like in grade school, you exchange trivia pages. You’ll go through another team’s answers, evoking equal exclamations of both “I can’t believe they didn’t remember that!” and “How could they possibly have remembered that?”
At the end, Russel returns your trivia sheet and gives you a sticker. You’ve earned it!
Stay a while. Have another drink. Maybe celebrate with a piece of cake served on a Spice Girls plate. (This is a real item on the menu!) It’s not everyday you get to time travel to the 90’s.