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.
The first time I went to a Tiki Bar, I didn’t expect to love it, but I did. I loved it A LOT. I tend to like experiences and things that aren’t about taking yourself seriously, that are just about having a good time: this is Tiki Bars in a nutshell. Tiki Bars combine elements of old school kitsch, immersive escapism, and unapologetic tackiness in a way that I just find really mood-lifting (and until people start opening ghost bars in San Francisco, they’re your best bet for an immersive alcoholic experience).
I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.
As a female, blacking out is one of the scariest things that can happen. It’s only happened to me once (in my defense, I was in New Orleans during Mardi Gras,) and waking up in a strange place not knowing how I got there bothered me to the point that
Open bar and appetizers paid for by Corporate America await you all week as Dreamforce 2016 swallows up SoMa and downtown (Oct. 4-7). The world’s largest software conference is also the world’s largest party-crashing opportunity, with oodles of cash-negative startups throwing insanely opulent parties all over our fair city. Here’s
Despite what Mr. Garrison says, not all drugs are bad. But sex on certain drugs is absolutely terrible and sometimes frightening. Trust me, I’ve tried most of them. I’d say “I’ve done the research so you don’t have to” but I have a feeling you will anyways. Check out my
It’s Spring Break Broke and you’re stuck here. As I always say, there’s no point of being broke and sober. Here’s some parties you can count on to make the most of it. Brooklyn Night Bazaar This party features live performances, food that is simply incrediballs, mini golf, local merchants
During an episode of How I Met Your Mother, the statement “We need a MacLaren’s!” was uttered, like a wish whispered into the night sky illuminated only by a shooting star. Time and space stood still as every being in the room felt the true weight of that statement: We
While it’s been pretty much confirmed that San Francisco’s Indian summer is over (which makes total sense because apparently now it’s December — where did 2010 go??), on the bright side, we’re SO CLOSE to Christmas! This also means SantaCon 2010 is almost here, that joyous day on which legions