Jon Gasparini

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2013

    Street Food Fest Night Market and Saturday Bar Preview 2013

    Did you say you're still feeling full from a full weekend under the big tent at SF Chefs and another spent eating at Outside Lands? We'll break out the "comfortable" pair of pants and start the diet and renewed enthusiasm for the gym next week, right after this weekend's fifth annual Street Food Fes ... More >>

  • News

    March 13, 2013
  • Blogs

    December 7, 2012

    Drink of the Week: Best Winter Cocktails

    With the rain last week, the cold snap this one, and the holiday visitors streaming in, chances are, you're going to need some liquid cheer at sooner or later. This week, I'm rounding up a few of the best drinks to enjoy this winter around town, whether you need a post-shopping nerve-soother, or war ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Drink of the Week: Rock & Rye at Rye Bar

    ​When Greg Lindgren and Jon Gasparini first opened up Rye Bar, the pair researched all the possible ways to use rye whiskey in cocktails, but it was the lost classic American liqueur "rock and rye" that really piqued their interest. This combination of cinnamon, clove, fresh and dried citrus peels ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    The Creepiest of Drunks: Top Five Halloween Cocktails

    Halloween is almost upon us. What better way to kick off the most spooktacular time of year than with a top-five list of classic cocktails with evil monikors?intrepidation/FlickrCorpse Reviver #2.​Corpse Reviver #2: Because version 1.0 wasn't potent enough. Our top pick has both a great name and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    S.F. Bar Stars Shine at Manhattan Cocktail Classic, Ft. Mason Gala

    CUESA/Flickr15 Romolo's Scott Baird.​A word of warning to drinkers in the Bay Area this weekend: The Manhattan Cocktail Classic, NYC's first-ever multi-day festival celebrating the history, contemporary culture, and artful craft of the cocktail, goes down May 14-18. What's that got to do with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    Commonwealth Club's Cocktail Smackdown

    The Commonwealth Club's INFORUM series will present "Cocktail Smackdown: San Francisco's Top Mixologists," an occasion to both posit the new significance of those who innovate with their beverage programs for restaurant hot spots and taste of what all the fuss is about right now. 7X7 wine and spiri ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 5, 2001

    The Cocktail Charade

    Is the Clift mucking with its martinis?

  • Dining

    May 30, 2001

    Fighting Nuns

    Oh, brother -- sisters invade the W Hotel

  • News

    January 31, 2001

    Dog Bites

    Server Farms and District Six Democrats' Parties

  • Dining

    January 10, 2001

    Side Dish

    The Name of the Rose

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