The Country's Best Spots to Mix Football & Cocktails


Baseball aside, football season is just getting into full swing. For fans, it's important to know where the best bar stools and high-definition TVs are. has highlighted the Mission's very own Elixir as the place to park for those football games you just can't miss, along with a few other spots around the country that serve up football and cocktails in style.

Elixir, 3200 16th Street, San Francisco, 415 552 1633:
Roll out of bed and head to Elixir (pictured above), where the games are on beginning at 10 AM. Wake up with a concoction from the saloon’s legendary make-your-own-Bloody-Mary bar. Postgame, patrons unwind with a cocktail created by the bar’s owner (and advisor) H. Joseph Ehrmann.

What to Drink: The Kentucky Pilgram (Wild Turkey Bourbon, lemon juice, maraschino liqueur, Demerara syrup)