‘Tis the season for spirited sipping, and our favorite San Francisco bars have you covered with ciders, punches, and grogs galore (and even a decadent tipple made with ice cream). Sample our top 10 picks around town, and scroll to the bottom for a few bonus recipes, perfect for your holiday party purposes.
'Tis the season to have another drink.
If you’re going to be doing any of your holiday shopping downtown this year, you’re going to need some fuel to survive the bag-totin' crowds. Here are a few new-ish places where you can grab a bite to eat, plus ideas on where you can find some holiday cheer to keep you feeling good about people.
In the infamous “Nail Salon” routine from San Jose stand-up comic Anjelah Johnson, a manicurist attempts to upsell her client with a crystal gel treatment, claiming that “it sparkles like diamonds in the sky.” The new Swarovski manicure at Hayes Valley nail boutique Lux SF brings this promise to life.
Work off that turkey coma with some chic events this weekend.
Shop local this holiday season.
Avoid the post-Thanksgiving slump by eating all the way through the weekend.
San Francisco's craft brew scene is exploding. While it took the San Francisco Brewers Guild ten years reach its current 20 members, at least nine more breweries are scheduled to open over the next year. And some of them will be unlike anything you've seen before. Let's dive in, shall we?
San Francisco art director Dan Abramson is on a crusade to give yoga a manlier rep. A devoted practitioner for five years, the Presidio resident has been rebranding the ancient discipline since 2013, when he launched Brogamats, a line of yoga mat holsters that look like foil-wrapped burritos or sword sheaths. His new project, Yoga Joes ($25 per set), reshapes the battlefield postures of classic army-green toy soldiers into peaceful asanas,
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