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First Look: Cocktails (and Breathing Fire) at Bergerac in San Francisco

First Look Maggie Hoffman 2 comments

At Bergerac in SOMA (just down the street from Bar Agricole), Russell Davis sprays a mezcal drink with a moonshine tobacco tincture for aroma, flavors another with a Vadouvan spice blend, and attempts to "take barrel aging too far" by serving local bourbon finished in a barrel that has aged a Manhattan cocktail. More

First Look: Cocktails at Novela in San Francisco

First Look Lauren Sloss 1 comment

When Kate Bolton and Alex Smith sat down to develop the drinks list for Novela, they found themselves facing a familiar challenge. How can you reconcile a craft cocktail program with a high-volume, potentially impatient clientele? The answer: punch on tap. More

First Look: Cocktails at The Alchemist in San Francisco

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"I wanted a list that wouldn't scare away people who aren't cocktail-savvy, but would lure in the nerds, the people I hang out with, too," bartender Seth Laufman said of the opening menu. "I wanted to work with good spirits, with people who know what they're doing. But I want it to be approachable." This approachability is reflected in the cocktail names—from the Beez Nuts, a riff on a Bee's Knees, to the Campfire Fizz, which features smoky mezcal and Lagunitas IPA. More

First Look: Cocktails at Saison, San Francisco

First Look Maggie Hoffman 2 comments

On February 1st, Chef Joshua Skenes and Sommelier Mark Bright re-opened their two-Michelin-starred Saison in a new space in San Francisco's SOMA district. The space offers a new addition: a 12-seat bar and lounge. Check out our sneak peak of the upcoming cocktail program. More

Hangover Helper: Mongolian Cheesesteak at HRD Coffee Shop, San Francisco

Hangover Helper Lauren Sloss 3 comments

So happy hour turned into many hours? All you know now is that noon is rolling around and if you don't find something to kick this hangover's ass the rest of your day is shot. It's times like these that call for a Mongolian Cheesesteak ($5.00) from HRD Coffee Shop in SOMA. More

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