Now those are car bombs!

"Funny article, I've been to Elmer's," writes Eric Swanson in an email that refers to my recent Bar Tab column "Car bomb backfire." "If you want a true car bomb go to The Dirty Shame in Ybor. Richard Boom's (former owner of The Irish Pub) new pub. The proper car bomb has the Jameson in the Guinness and the Baileys in a shot glass.

"[The photo] is Richard Boom's 56th Birthday," Swanson continues. "And he lined up 56 car bombs on the bar and 56 people downed them together."

I've sipped Jameson at The Dirty Shame a month or so ago and plan to return for a car bomb in the near future. Cheers.

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