liquor

14 Nov 2017

SFCentric History: Popular Cocktails and Spirits of San Francisco in the 1800’s

We all have ideas in our minds of what the Gold Rush years were like, and what blossomed from that. No doubt, our thoughts–and the actual history–involve a lot of alcohol. In fact, in 1852, San Francisco had 350 bar rooms, and in 1853, 537 places in the city were serving alcohol. Ever wondered what exactly San Franciscans were sipping on in the 1800s? If so, read on.

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi 0
26 Jan 2012

NYC vs. OC – Round 2 (Nightlife Edition)

Last week I briefly discussed a few reasons why I have found the great city of New York to be superior to the whitebread County of Orange. But last weekend I had beers with a kid I know who is moving back behind the Orange Curtain after being in NYC

Quincey Trigillo - Judicious Journalist 0
03 May 2011

Your Home Bar, Part IV of V: Stretch That Booze, Son!

At this point, your home bar should be nearing completion. You’ve likely dropped a month’s burrito money on stocking your shelves with the booze, the tools, and the other essentials, but it’d be a crime for me to turn you loose now. This week, we’re going to chat about getting

Sarah M. Smart - Red-Light Special 0
11 Mar 2011

Drink Your Little Heart Out With SF Weekly

I was recently dragged to a ritzy bar by a couple of my friends.  I obliged, but only because it was someone’s birthday, and you CAN’T say no on birthdays.  Anyway, even with pre-partying, I ended up spending waaaay too much on liquor because apparently SOME bars don’t sell vodka

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 1