Evan Williams

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    June 11, 2013

    Virgil's Sea Room Washes Ashore in the Mission

    If you like your cocktails strong and named for quirky San Franciscans, Virgil's Sea Room is the place for you. It even has that New Bar Smell. Replacing the former Nap's III, and adjacent to El Rio, it's a place where you can drink a Warren Hellman, a Vicki Marlane or a Frank Chu. (The Warren Hell ... More >>

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    May 22, 2013

    Exploring the New Cocktail Menus at Rickhouse and Blackbird

    We may not get the dramatic announcements of spring's arrival that other parts of the country get, like crocuses jetting out through the snow, but we do get our own subtle declaration of a new season. With asparagus season having peaked, the presence of local strawberries and cherries forecasting lo ... More >>

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    March 13, 2013
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    February 7, 2013

    SF Beer Week 2013 Guide to Cocktails

    This coming week will be all about the sudsy, fermented grain goodness that is beer. Beer will be paired with everything, and will find its way into your food, your candy, and your cocktails. Even better, it'll find its way into you. Here are our picks for some of the more bar driven events of the ... More >>

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    October 31, 2012

    Jasper's Rolls Out Seasonal Beer Cocktails

    Concocting beer cocktails is kind of like creating DJ music. Not only are you setting the pace and flow of your guests' night, but you're also mashing up and integrating disparate elements into a cohesive whole. Mixing beer with liquor isn't an easy task. The bartender must understand the flavor pro ... More >>

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    September 5, 2012

    Beer of the Week: Triple Voodoo Bourbon Barrel Aged Grand Cru

    When beer geek playground Healthy Spirits began collaborating with distilleries for a line of proprietary, single-barrel bourbons, we applauded the idea. When the shop approached breweries to fill the used bourbon barrels with special brews, we slow-clapped for a full hour. The latest release in ... More >>

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    February 16, 2011

    It's Beer Week Humpday ― Take It Easy

    Jared Zimmerman/FlickrHoisting one gently at Bloodhound.​Wednesday, Feb. 16 It's Day Six of SF Beer Week, otherwise known as humpday. Today should be all about beer-event efficiency. Get an early start (leave now), then frame the rest of your day through the bottom of a beer glass: ​Be ... More >>

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    February 11, 2011

    Saturday Report: Where to Go on Day 2 of Beer Week

    bittermelon/FlickrSo many beers, so few hours.​Saturday, Feb. 12 ​It's Day Two. The gloves are off, and the beer beckons. If you're not venturing to Hayward for the 11th Annual Double IPA Festival, local options abound. Ease into your weekend Saturday with an afternoon happy hour of exc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    'Google Me' is Real, Will Launch in 2010

    A source very close to the matter told SF Weekly that Google Me does in fact exist, and that Google already has many engineers on the project, a potential rival to Facebook. The search engine is "getting very serious about social," and some early conjecture pegs Google Me as an OpenID project. That ... More >>

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    April 25, 2010

    What Privacy Settings?! Kate's Party and the Problem With Facebook Privacy

    Image via The Window Of Bilby​ Meet Kate. Kate created an event on Facebook for her birthday party and forgot to select the closed button. Four days and a bunch of 4chan links later, she faced over 60,000 RSVPs as well as a bunch of viral offshoot groups like "Help Clean Up After Kate's Party." T ... More >>

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    April 14, 2010

    Every Time a Blogger Tweets, A Post Gets Its Wings

    Photo by Laughing Squid/ Scott Beale​Jacob Harris, Senior Software Architect at The New York Times took the stage earlier today at Chirp Twitter conference in San Francisco. He reminisced about how something he started as a hobby, Twitter, is evolving into the primary way we now interact with jour ... More >>

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    December 3, 2009

    'Devil in an Apron' Tempts Pastry Maven Elizabeth Falkner with Hoodoo Chocolat

    T. PalmerSatanic pleasures: Devil in an Apron's Hoodoo Chocolat Bar.​On a recent visit to Citizen Cake (399 Grove at Gough), we noticed that there was one confection in the bakery that wasn't made in house. And when the house is run by pastry maven Elizabeth Falkner, you become intensely curi ... More >>

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