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23 Aug 2016

Fight Night On Divisadero

It’s a bustling Friday evening on Divisadero. As the sun sets and the light fades, the Western Addition’s main thoroughfare fills with hip kids out for food, drink and entertainment. Just south of Oak Street, away from the main hullabaloo, a small, blue-tiled storefront churns as folks buzz in and

Sam Devine 0
29 Jul 2016

Open Mic Night Among the Broken

Cynthia had never been to the Noc Noc before, and had to admit it was a great bar just by sight alone – the strange and darkly cavernous interior inspiring a sense that anything is possible.
“Hey you two!” a complete stranger said, heading out as we were walking in. “Do you want to sit by the fireplace? Two spots just opened up!”

Benjamin Wachs - Fascinating Stranger 0
27 Jul 2016

A Drinkers Guide to Glasgow

By Chris Smith via Glasgow (SCT) Scotland is famed for a number of things. Tartan. Bagpipes. Beautiful scenery. Sean Connery. And booze. Lots of booze. Most of Scotland’s cities would lay claim to being the alcohol capital, but for my money, I’d have to say Glasgow. This can be argued

Guest Writer 0
02 Jun 2016

Broke-Ass Guide to Portland

Ah Portland, it’s like San Francisco only with flowers and nice people. Here’s a starter guide to doing the city on the cheap

Kit Friday -Mild in the Streets 0
24 May 2016

Death and Facebook at The Sycamore

we chose The Sycamore because it wouldn’t have a TV and be crowded with people following the game. We had expressly made a point of trying to find a bar where we could leave the world outside, tied to a bike rack, and be distracted. The Sycamore goes out of its way to be that place.

Benjamin Wachs - Fascinating Stranger 0
18 May 2016

A Brewer You Should Know : The Man Behind Speakeasy Ales & Lagers

San Francisco (CA) – We asked the Director of Brewing for Speakeasy Ales and Lagers about west coast brewing, pairing, & much much more. What’s Your Favorite beer and food pairing right now?

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
10 May 2016

Dueling Saloons: Club Waziema vs. Minibar

Western Addition (SF) – Two Bartenders pit two beloved bars against one another using a set of aesthetic and practical criteria

Fatt Mink 0
24 Mar 2016

A Bar Dedicated to Emperor Norton : SF’s Patron Saint of the Weird & Wonderful

was there the first night Emperor Norton’s Boozeland opened. In attendance was what amounted to a royal retinue of SF service industry folk. People who’ve been in the trenches, getting San Franciscans drunk and fed for decades

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0