Barrel-aging cocktails isn’t a new trend, but it certainly has taken hold here in SF. Bartenders are batching up classics and aging them for several months, softening potent flavors, and adding new depth to once familiar cocktails. What started as simple barrel-aged Negronis and Old Fashioneds has grown into a science experiment of aged-everything. We’ve rounded up some of our favorites, from traditional to transformative.
Combining two different cultures and traditions in one day is a huge undertaking, but Yvonne and Domingo made it look effortless on their gorgeous wedding day.
Valencia Street just got a little bit prettier with the addition of The Balm Cosmetics' flagship store. The Balm's founder Marissa Shipman launched her unique line in 2004 with a focus on paraben and cruelty-free products. Now– thanks in part to her clever packaging and overall message of women empowerment – theBalm products are sold worldwide in nearly 60 countries to date.
What do house music, green beer, and the red carpet have in common; they're all competing fot the spotlight in San Francisco this week. There's no excuse to lead a boring existence when you're equipped with this hottest events list. We've even pulled an event you can attend with your favorite pooch.
Are you planning a spring or summer wedding in Lake Tahoe? Wedding receptions at the lake can be held in many places including ski resorts, mountain tops, and private beaches, but you might want a comfortable and protected location right on the water to wine and dine with your guests without worrying about what the weather might bring. These five restaurants around the lake are either located right on the water or just a toss of the bouquet from the water's edge.
Tea is the new coffee. So says Jesse Jacobs, 42, the Samovar Tea Lounge owner who’s opening a new concept store on Valencia Street in April, a few doors south of Four Barrel Coffee. Inspired by said neighbor and its ilk, as well as by the lack of easy tea options, the loose leaf evangelist is taking his beloved drink to third-wave level.
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