There are several places in San Francisco sane people try to avoid when darkness falls, like the blocks surrounding 16th and Mission, the area near 6th and Market, the intersection of Eddy and Leavenworth, and The Marina. Luckily, if you are doing it right, brunch comes during the daylight hours, so ... More >>
Cocktail Week kicks off tonight and it promises to be quite a boozy weeklong celebration. Bartenders from around the country will share the spotlight with hometown favorites and locally made spirits.
We'll be bringing you the latest updates throughout the week, with our picks for the best of each n ... More >>
Heather HudgeonBartender Jackie Patterson serving Lillet Punch at SF Chefs 2010SF Chefs, the week-long celebration of San Francisco food and drink, has taken up residence again in Union Square. The white tent draped over an entire city block won't officially open until Friday night, but then ... More >>
Courtesy of the East Bay ExpressThe East Bay Express had an excellent and eye-opening item this week about an iPhone app called BarSpace. According to Express writer Ellen Cushing:Founded by a handful of Sonoma County entrepreneurs, the app, BarSpace, and its related Website, BarSpace.tv, employ ... More >>
Lou BustamanteNegroni variation 5: Hard to Make a LivingWhile the Pisco Punch might have undisputed San Francisco heritage, the Negroni often feels more like the official cocktail of San Francisco. The equal measures of gin, sweet vermouth, and Campari said to have been invented in Florence by Co ... More >>
The three-day weekend: That's enough time to drive out to the Sonora and find God among the cacti! Or shred the three boxes of 10-year-old phone bills you've been meaning to throw away! Or send emails to every single one of your relatives you've been meaning to write!
Here's a mo ... More >>
Hammer time: Steve Schneider.This week San Francisco welcomes two hammer-wielding warriors: Thor, the god of thunder, and Steve Schneider, the god of crushed ice.Schneider, from New York's Employees Only bar, will be guest bartending at Beretta and Delarosa. The 27-year-old's story could easily b ... More >>
John BirdsallSticky chewy chocolate ice cream, $2.70 for a 4-ounce cup at Swensen's.SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.
I was a kid growing up down the Peninsula, spending summers with my grandpa at Bay Meadows, getting coached in ho ... More >>
John BirdsallHard Knox Cafe's chicken and waffle, $10.SFoodie's countdown of our 92 favorite things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.
What does soul food look like in San Francisco? Show up at Hard Knox in Dogpatch some afternoon, vying for counter space with the bro wi ... More >>
John BirdsallSidekick's Recchiuti-based chocolate spritzer, $2.75.SFoodie's countdown of the 92 best things to eat and drink in San Francisco, 2011 edition.
You could argue that Sidekick was conceived in Paris, a city with a healthy respect for the pure products of pleasure and the pe ... More >>
Tasting Table San FranciscoThe Bix Negroni.Our favorite morsel from the blogs.
Tasting Table's recent list of the 15 best cocktails in San Francisco by Camper English had us nodding our head in agreement, though by the end we couldn't help feeling a little muddled (and not just because we we ... More >>
Lou BustamanteYesterday's drink: Pisco punch at Comstock Saloon, a nod to National Punch Day.SF Cocktail Week officially kicks off tonight with two events: the opening of the Boothby Center, new home of the Barbary Coast Conservancy of the American Cocktail. With its beverage lab and conferen ... More >>
thisyuppielife/FlickrAbandon your iPhone all ye who enter here.San Francisco's mustache-waxing love of the old-timey has reached critical mass amid the tweed and mahogany confines of Comstock Saloon in North Beach. In today's edition of SF Weekly, food critic Jonathan Kauffman descends into t ... More >>
CUESA/FlickrCarlos Yturria.You know pop-ups have reached some critical mass of sexy when brick-and-mortars tap into the meme. On Monday, Absinthe bar manager Carlos Yturria trots out the concept for Pickled, the first in a series of monthly cocktail pop-ups at the Hayes Valley brasserie.
Pi ... More >>