April 19 – Happy Birthday Emil Quattrocchi

herkstavern2There have been pretty much two phases of Amsterdam’s Herk’s Tavern history. The current phase which has been engineered by its present day proprietor, the one and only Flip Bracchi and the original phase construed by the Quattrocchi brothers, Herman and  today’s Amsterdam Birthday Celebrant, Emil. Therefore, if you asked my Dad’s generation what Herk’s was like and you asked a member of my generation what it was like, the answer’s would definitely not fit together like two pieces of the same puzzle…

You can read the rest of my story about Emil and Herk’s in my new book “A Year’s Worth of Amsterdam Birthdays.” To order your copy, click here.