Booze

25 Oct 2019

How to Behave in a Bar Like a Grown-Ass Person

This originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column in the SF Examiner.   For many, bars are sacred spaces. People go to them to make memories, and to forget. They visit them to unwind, and get revved up. They hang out in them to catch up with old friends, and

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21 Oct 2019

How Booze Helped Britain Conquer a Quarter of the World

by Xan Holbrook As a people, we Britons are stereotyped according to our drinking habits. This usually falls into the twee joshing about tea, as Americans love to remind us with teeth-grinding regularity. However, it is no exaggeration to say that the British love of alcohol is fabric-of-the-nation stuff. But,

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14 Oct 2019

What it’s Really Like Being the Door Guy at a Bar

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE.  HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM Guest Post by Ace Annese Greetings and Salutations, Earthlings! I am your friendly neighborhood Security Professional, more commonly referred to as a “Door Guy”. One thing I and many of my peers dislike is the

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10 Oct 2019

‘Catch Me if you Can’ Restaurateurs Blow Town Owing Everyone Money

The two ‘Catch me if You Can’ con men who came into San Francisco this past Spring and rented out 3 separate restaurant spaces on Church Street, are gone.  One is in police custody, the other is at large.  We’re writing this article not just because it’s a fascinating story,

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10 Oct 2019

‘Catch Me if you Can’ Restauranteurs Blow Town Owing Everyone Money

The two ‘Catch me if You Can’ con men who came into San Francisco this past Spring and rented out 3 separate restaurant spaces on Church Street, are gone.  One is in police custody, the other is at large.  We’re writing this article not just because it’s a fascinating story,

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27 Sep 2019

6 Real-Life Wedding Crasher Stories

Your wedding day is a significant event. Most couples plan every last detail, from the flower arrangements to the playlist. Yet on the big day, you might find a few extra guests in attendance. Wedding crashers aren’t just myth — ask these real-life brides and grooms. 1. A Buck for

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23 Sep 2019

8 Adult Birthday Party Ideas Because Grown-Ups Need Fun, Too

Let’s be honest: parties become a lot more fun once you hit age 21. Sure, you could celebrate your birthday by ordering pizza and a cake, but where’s the originality in that? Adulting is hard. Waking up for work on the daily drains the best of us at times. And

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