Skyy Vodka

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    Food Trucking Events: Cloth Napkins and Blankets

    Civility isn't something you associate with food truck events, but are you really looking for "wholesome" among the carts? Part of the fun is the mass of humanity, the snaking lines, the comparing of food tips with strangers, and the discovery we have more room in our stomachs than we previously th ... More >>

  • Music

    January 9, 2013
  • Blogs

    November 6, 2012

    Election Night Party at Rye Includes Negroni-Marinated Pork Butt Tacos

    INFORUM Election Party Where: Rye, 688 Geary (at Leavenworth), 474-4448 When: Tues., Nov. 6, 5:30 p.m. Cost: Food and drinks $8 and under The rundown: There are a lot of places around San Francisco where it would be fun (or, um, heartbreaking) to watch the election results come in tonight. But thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    Does Money Have Flavor? Find out at Taste of Microfinance

    ​Taste of MicrofinanceWhen: Sept. 27, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.Where: Yerba Buena Center for the ArtsCost: $40 in advance, $50 at the door Some people call money "bread" or "cheddar," but you can do better than a cheese sandwich at the Taste of Microfinance. Opportunity Fund claims be the largest microl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Toys That Kill, S.F. Vs. L.A., Indoor Block Party, C*nt Sparrer, and More

    C*nt Sparrer plays Laszlo on Sunday​Well, it's really summer now! Bundle up, grab a hoodie and go check out the many fun and cheap events our chilly city has to offer this weekend. Here's our list of 10 shows, fests and fairs for less than two cups of quality hot cocoa. S.F. vs L.A. @ Levi's Work ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    Kauffman's Five: This Week in Bloggery

    My favorite five bites from SFoodie and beyond:Fritz Maytag.​1. I appreciated Brian Yaeger's thoughtful questioning ― motivated by a mixture of respect and betrayal ― of what might come of Fritz Maytag's sale of Anchor Brewing to the producers of Skyy Vodka.2. Considering that the last Undergr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    Will the Sale of Anchor Mean the Death of Quality at S.F.'s Revolutionary Brand?

    Brian YaegerFritz Maytag in 2005.​Why, Fritz ― why did you sell Anchor Brewing? And does it mean the end of an era for craft brewing both in San Francisco and across the nation? Of the 4,000 breweries operating in America at the end of the 19th century, a little over 1,500 were back up and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2009

    Eight Great Foodies from the Bay Area Music Scene

    DJ Pam the Funkstress: Cajun food queen​The Bay Area's devotion to its homegrown music and food is steadfast. The culinary creativity here is as infectious as our sonic imagination, so it should come as little surprise that there is a crossover between the two local scenes. But did you know that D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2009

    I Heart Street Art: Pineapple Palm Job

    ​On Sunday I was supposed to meet with some friends for lunch at Herbivore (only because I have a free meal coming my way), but they had a hard time mobilizing, so I went solo to Mission Burger instead. At that point, it was so late in the day all the mandarin Jarritos were gone! With mild trepida ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    Last Night: The 33rd Frameline Film Festival's Opening Night

    Evan JamesFormer Miss Trannyshack Raya Light picking up garbage.33rd Frameline Film Festival: Opening Night Thursday, June 18th, 2009The Castro Theatre and Terra GalleryReview and Photos by Evan JamesBetter than: Perishing in obscurity in the south of France. Reeling from the shock of being asked w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2009

    New Club Opens Friday in SOMA: Liquid

    Liquid's Walnut Creek club, from the venue's MySpace photo galleryWalnut Creek literally comes to the 11th St. stretch in SOMA when a new club called Liquid opens on Friday night at 314 11th St. (the old Fat City space). Judging from the venue's MySpace page, this will be the San Francisco branch of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    Seen in San Francisco: Shattered Remnants of Wild Weekend Crunch Underfoot On Monday

    Last week we cried over spilled (organic) milk in the Lower Haight. This week, it's spilled vodka. The remnants of what appear to have been a hell of a weekend party were left on the blacktop for all to see. The genius of local liquor magnate Maurice Kanbar in bottling Skyy Vodka in blue vessels is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2008

    Drink of the Week: Roy's Original Hawaiian Martini

    It was almost certifiably blustery walking to Roy's one evening, but the transformative power of its signature Original Hawaiian Martini would soon be erasing thoughts of wind and cold. A shaken cocktail of Maui pineapple-infused Skyy vodka, Stoli Vanil vodka and Malibu coconut rum, it provides subt ... More >>

  • News

    February 12, 2003

    Bean There, Candied That

    Jason Mecier has a métier, and it's mosaic: beans, pasta, yarn, candy, junk, and pencils combined in a kitsch-art wonderland

  • News

    April 11, 2001


    A successful, prolific inventor reveals how not to create a new product

  • Dining

    November 1, 2000

    Side Dish

    A Bad Mix

  • News

    October 30, 1996

    Party Types

    Whether Democrat, Republican, or crypto-fascist, this is your guide to the best in Election Night bashing

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