What makes a biker-friendly pub?

Not too long ago I wrote a post for the Express Insurance blog about finding a biker-friendly place to eat or hang and how the challenges in accomplishing such a thing start right at the very beginning: What does “biker-friendly” mean?
The blog post was aimed at the UK audience, obviously, but I think it apples to motorcyclists in general. Here’s a link:
For those of you playing along in the United States, I’d be interested to hear how you go about finding places to ride to, what you expect, and what you would like.