(CNN) — You can pretend you’re totally someone else at any bar after enough drinks.
But to pretend you’re totally somewhere else?
That requires a more inspired atmosphere.
The transportive kind.
With, say, exotic opium den decor and a last-call gong.
Or vintage 1970s home furnishings and a dude in a mustache serving loaded sno-cones out of an old Airstream in the back.