speakeasy

07 Nov 2016

Taking a Time Machine to 1920’s San Francisco

On the edges of Chinatown and North Beach there’s a basement gin joint that takes a secret pass code to enter. Once past the fake door of the sham clock repair shop, you find yourself inside a gambling den and cabaret that’s been filled to the brim with bathtub hooch. Outside, Prohibition has cleaned the streets but you’re a member of the 1930s social elite — low on morals and high on strong cocktails.

Sam Devine 0
06 Feb 2015

A Guide To Winning SF Beer Week

Sf Beer Week is a magical time of year where the finest brewers in California flock to our city to meet, greet, drink beer, and eat meat.  Whether you enjoy lagers, ales or barley wines SF Beer Week has an event just for you with hundreds to choose from across the

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
18 Jan 2021

The 100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
10 Jul 2014

Win Tix to an Unlimited Anchor, Magnolia + 21st Amendment Beer Tasting

Held in the historic 1874 San Francisco Mint, Hops and History is back for its 2nd annual event. Unlimited beer tastings from Anchor, Magnolia, Speakeasy, 21st Amendment, Triple Voodoo Brewery, Pine Street Brewery, Thirsty Bear and so many more! Also, home brewing demos, local food vendors, and an expanded exhibit

illyannam 0
20 Feb 2013

Old Timey Prohibition Style Carnival: Goodbye Party and Fundraiser for Kelly Malone

As you all know, we love the fuck out of Kelly Malone. But it looks like she’s gonna have to go back to the east coast for awhile for some cancer treatments. So one last big huge party is being thrown for her. I’m just cutting and pasting the details

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
20 Jul 2011

Idle Hands: Bourbon, Beer and Rock Are Better in a Basement

A rock and roll speakeasy seems as much like an oxymoron as an affordable bourbon bar, but apparently both exist in a  hideaway under the trampled sidewalks of Alphabet City. Idle Hands was first brought to my attention not because of its over 150 different bourbons (!), or intense selection

Jill S. 0
23 Apr 2011

Drink to Impress at Hotel Delmano

Oooh so you got yourself a date, did you!? Well, well, well. Maybe it’s with the guy/girl you’ve been giving the creep eye to on the subway; maybe it’s just with yourself. In either case, now you need to put on a touch of fans’ and do your best not

Jill S. 0
24 Mar 2011

FREE Brewery Tours and Cheap Beers at Speakeasy

I only have eyes for…beer… I always thought it would be cool to be a flapper and live during the Roaring Twenties, wearing feathers in my hair and fringe-dresses, drinking in speakeasies and smoking long cigarettes. Tomorrow night, Speakeasy Ales & Lagers presents Firkin Friday – with FREE brewery tours

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 0
21 Sep 2010

The Manhattan Inn: Not Actually In Manhattan

If you’re sick of the speakeasy aesthetic, then, The Manhattan Inn is probably not for you.  Maybe you just can’t relate to it. Kind of like books, because they’re all like: “One summmahh, when I was vacaaationing with my cousins, I met Rrrrafaelo Rotundo, and he shooowed me how to

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 1