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Thursday, July 11, 2013

Trick Dog Has an Awesome New Record Album-Themed Cocktail Menu

Posted By on Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 3:30 PM

click to enlarge Trick Dog's new Louie Louie cocktail combines Campari, Bulleit bourbon, and pineapple. - MAGGIE HOFFMAN/SERIOUS EATS

When Trick Dog opened this past January, its slick Pantone color guide-themed menu was talked about as much as the innovative cocktails. Now Serious Eats brings news that the Bon Vivants have shaken things up at their Mission bar with a whole new drink menu based on classic records. The result is a seriously cool-looking record album (check out the whole slideshow), and Serious Eats senior editor Maggie Hoffman reports that the cocktails -- most with "Pacific Rim, almost tropical flavors" according to bar manager Morgan Schick -- taste as good as their packaging looks.

See also: Trick Dog: The Mission's Latest Hotspot Has Colorful Charm

Drink of the Week: Dog and Lion Show at Trick Dog

Why There's a Line at Trick Dog (Hint: It's Not Why You Think)

Back when the Pantone menu debuted, we heard that Trick Dog patrons were pocketing them on a fairly regular basis. These seem way more appealing to steal, but they're also bulkier and harder to conceal. Let's hope these records stay on the shelves.

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Anna Roth is SF Weekly's Food & Drink Editor and author of West Coast Road Eats: The Best Road Food From San Diego to the Canadian Border.

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