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Brunch lost its luster? You need ‘The Secondary Location’

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After a big brunch, you need a slow drink at The Secondary Location. In this case, it’s Atomic Liquors. Mmm, liquors.
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Jack Houston

There comes a point in every boozy brunch when you reach the bottom of your bottomless mimosa. We’ve all been there. The servers make fewer and fewer rounds, the pours become less bubbly and more orange, and then, like a waffle they forgot to put the fried chicken on top of, the check comes. What to do? Enter The Secondary Location™.

The Secondary Location is where you go when you don’t want to go home, but you can’t stay at brunch. It’s where the drinks get cheaper, the food gets greasier and the conversation gets looser. New friends join the party and jokes that seemed offensive just a few mimosas ago find a kinder audience among the beer bottles, nachos and ill-advised shots of Location No. 2.

If you’re coming from DW Bistro, Born and Raised (7260 S. Cimarron Road, 702-685-0258) is the spot. From Honey Salt, head to Cantina Laredo (Tivoli Village, 702-202-4511) for its 11 a.m.-5 p.m. happy hour on Saturdays. If you’re Downtown at Eat, Atomic Liquors (917 Fremont St., 702-982-3000) is a quintessential post-brunch hang. The point is to keep the good times rolling without breaking the bank, the seal or the law. Accomplish that and you can move to The Tertiary Location™, which is like The Secondary Location but even further from reality.

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