Lou BustamanteBar Agricole's moonraker: Now that's a beaut.In the last few years, finding a bad drink in San Francisco has become harder than finding a good one. In nearly every neighborhood you'll find a bar filled with fresh juices, high-quality spirits, and a talented bartender conducting ... More >>
SFoodie is calling up food types around the city to ask them about their favorite discovery of the past year, whether it's new or ancient, an ingredient or a person. We'll be running their responses through the end of the year.
Craig Lee/ The ChronicleThad Vogler.We all know Thad Vogler of Bar A ... More >>
Lou BustamanteThe beauty of making cocktails from old recipes is more than the rediscovery of forgotten flavors. It's also in the mysteries that inevitably come with their creation-- finding or making substitutions for unavailable liqueurs and spirits, deciphering archaic measurements, and tr ... More >>
Bartender Chris Lane.For many years you went to a bar to get drunk with cocktails made with recipes designed to completely mask the taste of liquor. People didn't want to taste it; they just wanted to feel it. From there we transitioned to a revival of the craft that, at its peak, successful ... More >>
Lou BustamanteRachel Ford.Tomorrow night at SF Weekly's Drink party at the Fairmont, there'll be an epic battle between bartenders, live on stage, with Combier liqueur as the main ingredient. Tastes of the competitors' cocktails will be provided to attendees, along with all the spirits being ... More >>
Melissa Barnes/SF WeeklyBar Agricole was among a handful of ambitious bar/restaurants to open in 2010.Twelve months, ten storylines: It's SFoodie's annual look back at the year in food.
To call 2010 a revolutionary year in cocktails would be an overstatement. But it was certainly a year in which ... More >>
Circa's Erik Hopfinger, bearing tasty lamb chops.
At the opening reception for SF Chefs.Food.Wine in Union Square last night, several attendees were giggling over reports that horns had trumpeted the appearance of Mayor Gavin Newsom minutes earlier. SFoodie spotted Michael Bauer and ... More >>
This weekend's first-ever SF Chefs.Food.Wine culinary festival is a chance to get up close and personal with local food and wine talent through tastings, classes, and even a cocktail contest. The cost might make you balk (ticketed events are $40 and up, day passes $150), but keep in mind that ... More >>