Tag: Cocktails

Top SF Openings — March 2017

March (finally) brought the ambitious, long-anticipated China Live to Chinatown (which I wrote about numerous times from Food Republic to Zagat). The month also delivered another major beer restaurant: Hitachino Beer & Wagyu (in its soft opening mode so will be in consideration for top openings of April as it officially “opens”), and cocktail-centric restaurant, The Douglas Room. Other notable March… Read more →

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Top SF Openings — February 2017

February brought more notable openings, including another two beer-centric restaurants — Fermentation Lab and Woods Outbound (Woods Beer’s outer Sunset location) — as well as two major cocktail bar openings, Rusted Mule and Over Proof inside ABV (my Liquor.com feature on Over Proof here). Standout restaurant openings of February were Glena’s, Bayou Creole Kitchen & Rotisserie and ROOH. I have… Read more →

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11 March Cocktails Around the US Now

Covering the 11 hottest cocktails of the month around the US at Liquor.com, you’ll find my bar and drink recommends this month at these bars (click on each for the featured cocktail): Salt House, San Francisco Bookmakers Cocktail Club, Baltimore Southern Efficiency, Washington D.C. Vij’s, Vancouver, B.C. Miminashi, Napa Hog & Hominy, Memphis Mary Eddy’s, Oklahoma City Forgery, San Francisco… Read more →

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11 February Cocktails Around the US Now

Covering the 11 hottest cocktails of the month around the US at Liquor.com, you’ll find my bar and drink recommends this month at these bars: Tartine Manufactory, San Francisco Long Island Bar, Brooklyn Eat the Rich, Washington D.C. Catherine & Mary’s, Memphis Midnight Rambler, Dallas Oak at Fourteenth, Boulder ‘Aina, San Francisco 2 Birds 1 Stone, Washington D.C. The Front… Read more →

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11 January Cocktails Around the US Now

Covering the 11 hottest cocktails of the month around the US at Liquor.com, you’ll find my bar and drink recommends this month at these bars: Woodberry Kitchen, Baltimore August 1 Five, San Francisco Maketto, D.C. The Sea by Alexander’s Steakhouse, Palo Alto, CA Red’s Chinese, New Orleans Westin Maui, Hawaii Infirmary, NYC WC Harlan, Baltimore Rambler, San Francisco Service Bar,… Read more →

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10 Top Denver Bars + Interview with Leopold Bros. & Sean Kenyon

My Winter 2016-2017 feature articles for Distiller Magazine on Denver, with a 12-page print spread of my photos and three articles: My article on 10 of Denver’s best bars My interview with Todd Leopold of Leopold Bros. distillery in Denver My interview with Sean Kenyon of Williams & Graham and Occidental More of my Colorado (Denver, Boulder, Breckenridge, Aspen) food… Read more →

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NYC: 11 Bars Worth Drinking At Now

This article was first published here at Table8 where I am national editor. Another visit to my youthful stomping grounds of New York (partly growing up in Jersey suburbs) and another round of good to great bars, new and old (past NYC bar recommends and dining reviews here). While there were disappointments (like Garfunkel’s intimate, upstairs setting but mediocre, pricey… Read more →

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