Booze

07 Jan 2020

Absinthe Isn’t Special and You Aren’t Special for Drinking It

by Xan Holbrook I see you there. You’re twirling your Hercule Poirot ‘stache, adjusting your pince-nez specs and drinking espresso from a cup so small you hold it with tweezers. Sitting there, in your Fort Greene café, keeping an eye on the Penny-Farthing you rode here on. Watching the world

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26 Nov 2019

America Ruined the Temperance Movement

by Xan Holbrook The Mafia are a disgrace to our species. The true stories of the Mafia – of people too inept to handle laundry, too mediocre to hold someone’s hand or kiss a cheek, yet so brutal as to pull the richest nation’s strings – are at once horrifying,

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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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19 Jul 2019

What it Was Like The Night the Warriors Lost

Writer’s Note: This was written right after the NBA Finals after the Warriors lost to the Toronto Raptors. The setting was Local Edition on Market Street in San Francisco. No real names have been used, except for mine. After the sun goes down in San Francisco, Karl the Fog is

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27 Sep 2018

Eight Great Dive Bars in SF Neighborhoods

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY BENDER’S BECAUSE THEY ARE BADASS. DROP BY AND MAKE SOME BAD DECISIONS WITH SOME GOOD PEOPLE! By Jejelle Edmundson While some may argue that a neighborhood bar is different than a dive bar, I am choosing to nestle them together in a little cluster of goodness…like a gooey caramel popcorn ball, or

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17 May 2018

Bay to Breakers Liquor Store Map 2018

Behold the Tenth Anniversary Edition of the Bay to Breakers Liquor Store Map, the now-legendary smartphone map that shows the nearest booze and smoke shops even when you’re in the Golden Gate Park backwoods of the Bay to Breakers race. There are no liquor stores at all on the second

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18 Apr 2018

Brilliant Hidden Flasks to Sneak Booze into Festivals

Now that Coachella is here, festival season is finally upon us. This means donning your cutest threads, shuffling around from stage to stage to see three-quaters of a performance, eating food that comes on a stick, and of course paying exorbitant amounts of money on booze. Thankfully there are hidden

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