Cool Hand Luke

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    January 8, 2013

    Naked Lunch Expands Into Txoko Space

    It's always exciting to report good news after bad, and today brings word that Ryan Maxey and Ian Begg are keeping the space where they shuttered Txoko restaurant on New Year's Eve and using it to expand Naked Lunch, the afternoon concept they've been running next door since 2009. See Also: - Txoko ... More >>

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    December 26, 2012

    Txoko Closing on New Year's Eve

    North Beach restaurant Txoko announced via Facebook that it will cease service after New Year's Eve (December 31). The restaurant opened in May 2011 in the cavernous space that formerly held Enrico's and spent much of its time as a vocal supporter of fighting the foie gras ban, giving away complimen ... More >>

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    October 5, 2012

    Drink of the Week: The Black Pearl at E&O Asian Kitchen

    When the E&O Trading Company was being relaunched as E&O Asian Kitchen this past summer with a complete remodel, refreshed menu by chef Arnold Eric Wong, and bar overhaul by bar manager Carlos Yturria, the whole thing made sense. Both worked together in similar roles at Baccar back in 2001, and Ytur ... More >>

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    September 21, 2012

    Drink of the Week: The Sixth Sense at SF Cocktail Week 2012

    One of the great things about Cocktail Week is the visiting bartenders who bring not only bring their city's flavor, but also offer us a fresh view our cocktail identity. Tasked with coming up with a cocktail that represented San Francisco, Boston bar and beverage manager of Franklin Restaurant Grou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2012

    Drink of the Week: Cool Hand Luke Fizz at Txoko

    Some drinks are natural born thirst-shakers. At Txoko, bar manager Jason Brown's Cool Hand Luke Fizz ($11, Fighting Cock Bourbon, Mexican Coca Cola, egg whites, Peychaud's bitters) is a perfect blend of soda fountain nostalgia and whiskey & coke's bracing simplicity. The cocktail tastes like a cro ... More >>

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