Changes in Pennsylvania's liquor code permits craft distillers to sell their wares on site.
We mentioned last week that Thomas Keller's Ad Hoc had launched a cocktail program, and now Serious Eats brings us a slideshow of the six-item drink list. The Ad Hoc team is combining carefully chosen spirits, housemade syrups, and classic...
And there will be house-made tinctures.
Mission district empanada emporium Venga (443 Valencia) just got a beer and wine license, and to celebrate, they're having their first happy hour tomorrow, Friday, from 5 to 7 p.m. Guests will be treated to free mini-empanadas, sangria, and music....
Unsurprisingly, vodka remains a big hit, too.
They'll be doing free tastings all week.
They're infusing vodka and tequila with habanero peppers.
They've now got a liquor license.
Union Square's Mystic Hotel gets a "sipping lounge."
Every spirit you can think of, by the dozens, for taste over one fall weekend.
Let's hear it for Ryan S., the winner of our trivia contest for two all-access passes to SF Cocktail Week, which kicks off Monday, September 17. He correctly answered the question, "What beloved cocktail with crème de violette first appeared...
They're offering six bottles for take-home purposes as part of their new wine-merchant program.
It's another contest, this time for the booze fest that runs September 17 to 23.
Nearby wine stores are freaking out.
Also: big Scotch tasting from the Whisky Shop on Sept. 21.
It will be called StrEAT Brew.