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Game of Thrones superfan Zach “Poole Party” Poole

This past weekend, I had the good fortune to attend a friend's annualGame of Thronesbrunch in Williamsburg, a.k.a. "The Eighth Kingdom." I typically avoid brunch as a rule, but the gods themselves would praise this event.

Zach Poole welcomes guests with a customized "Hodoor," keepsmilk of the poppyon hand, and has the best system imaginable for distinguishing cups. He once tried to hold his yearly celebration of his favorite televisionshow in Staten Island, but was promptly sent back to Brooklyn where these types of thingsruffle fewer feathers.

HBOfamously frownson public viewings of its shows, but I'm almost positive they would approve of thisGame of Thronesbunch. For starters, Zachsets such a great table that you don't even feel like screeningepisodes. But you could if you felt the need --- just watch out for a cease and desist.Here's a quick how-to:

Step 1: Enter the "Ho-Door"
Step 2: Distinguish Your Drink
Step 3: AcknowledgeAd Campaign
Step 4: Check Your Artillery

Step 5: ExtractMilk of Poppy (in case of Emergency)

Step 6: Answer Nature's Call

Step 7:Secure the Kingdoms

Step 8: Display Your Fan Art

Step 9: Display Other People's Fan Art

Step 10: Release The Hound's Helmet

Step 11: CommemorateThe Dearly Departed

Step 12:Pancakes

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