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For the Best Cocktails, Go West

Well, it’s official. New York (or, at the very least, the gray lady) seems to be looking westward when it comes to cocktails. Remember the article a couple of weeks ago (which caused me to grouchily wonder why Bourbon and Branch wasn’t included)? Well, hot on its heels comes a second article in the Times travel section, this one written by local drinker Gregory Dicum who, we think, gets it just right.

It’s worth a read for any aficianado of the SF bar scene, but I was pleased to see that Dicum and I are in agreement on one important topic—the mint juleps at the Alembic would likely make anyone from the bluegrass state mighty pleased. Now, if only those warm days will return so we can guzzle them in earnest...