"In the beginning I made some really atrocious stuff. I used avocado. I made these horrible gastriques with blackberries and balsamic vinegar. It’s been quite the evolution to realize, 'Oh, it’s about balance, and about finding something that’s beautiful, and...
It all happens November 28.
Like the Roxie, they're going the way of the Parkway in Oakland and other theaters in the country in creating a boozier moviegoing experience.
If you haven't been to Port Costa, up along the East Bay side of the Delta, now is the time.
It's a "bright and refreshing" rye-apple Manhattan, basically.
That's a steal! Get it!?
These are the seven best, in our opinion.
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.