drinking

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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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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05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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15 May 2019

We wanna send you to Spark Social’s Bottomless Sangria Memorial Day!

Dive into a waterfall of fresh-squeezed flavors at the bottomless bar, where we’re pouring 8 juicy, fruit-infused craft brews and 8 seasonal house-made sangrias, served in a commemorative glass. Pucker up for 16 ways to sip sweet peach, pineapple, and strawberry, tart grapefruit, kiwi, and blood-orange, refreshing watermelon, honeydew, and

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21 Dec 2018

What It’s Like Spending Xmas Alone in NYC

Christmas is fast approaching and, thank god, because at this point images of Mariah Carey singing “Santa Baby” literally project onto the inside of my eyelids when I close them. As tough as hearing the same stale songs over and over is, it’s even tougher spending the holidays alone. Luckily,

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12 Jul 2018

How I Saved My Soul, At Sutter Station Tavern

 By Craigory Sparks That day came Wednesday. The day I always knew would come. The day when I would arrive at that giant glass door to the office high rise in the Financial District of San Francisco. That office high rise full of J. Crew bros and SoulCycle girls mucking

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24 Dec 2017

Escaping Christmas in the East Bay

By Amanda Davis The holidays are either the worst or the best time of the year, there is no in between. With all the jolliness, caroling and wallet pain, this seasonal shit can get a tad annoying. If you need a break from all the red and green flashing lights

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13 Oct 2017

How To Stop Drinking….Temporarily

By Rachel Fogletto There are hundreds of articles out there for folks who are trying to stop drinking forever. But many of us fall into another category. What do you do when you’re a functional drinker who has all of a sudden had to stop consuming booze due to abrupt

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14 Aug 2017

We wanna send you to Eat Drink SF’s Grand Tasting!

San Francisco’s premier food, wine, beer, and spirits festival. Eat Drink SF (fka SF Chefs) returns for its ninth year to celebrate the Bay Area’s world-class culinary community. Each Grand Tasting features delicious bites from more than 30 different top restaurants (160 restaurants are featured throughout the entire festival weekend!) and

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