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Secret Recipe: Award Winner Jacopo Rosito Puts a Twist on the Negroni

A cocktail is a journey—at least, such is the philosophy of Jacopo Rosito, the bartender at 54Mint whose variation on the beloved Negroni recently won him the prestigious Bols Around the World cocktail competition.

With 370 Varietals and 110 Cocktails, Gin Geeks May Now Worship at the Altar of Whitechapel Bar

It would have been a hoot to eavesdrop on the planning meetings between Martin Cate, owner of the new gin bar Whitechapel which opened this week, and Ignacio “Notch” Gonzalez, the designer who brought the offbeat concept to life.

Kayak, Hike, or Bike Your Way to a Refreshing Beer on Tahoe's Ale Trail

Nothing quenches your thirst better than a cold brew at the end of a long bike ride. Or a delicious beer after a day spent on the water. Whatever your preferred sport, there's a beer (or two, or three) waiting for you at the end of the Tahoe Ale Trail.

Sip This: Cannella Cinnamon Cordial, Handcrafted in Dogpatch

“I’m Mr. Cinnamon,” grins Joe Cannella, at the Craft Spirits Carnival at Ft. Mason where he was offering samples of his Cannella Cinnamon Cordial. His first batch, made at the Seven Stills Distillery in Dogpatch, sold out shortly after its release late last year. His fourth batch has just been bottled. 

Taste 5 Obscure Liqueurs at SF Bars

You're purusing the list of specialty drinks at a cocktail bar when one in particular stands out. You recognize most of the ingredients, but one is a mystery. What the heck is Becherovka? How does Cynar taste? Once little-used, these liqueurs are now starring on local bar menus. Here are five to try.

Obviously We Need to Make These Ginsicles + Poptails for July 4th

Before you reach for that bottle of Provencal rosé for this weekend's July 4th festivities, why not consider this more festive, gin-soaked, made-in-San Francisco treat?

Nightlife Guide 2015: Where to Drink the Best Cocktails in San Francisco

There's more to drinking that just a gin & tonic, folks. For the true San Francisco experience, one must immerse themselves in the city's world renowned craft cocktail scene. Here's where to go...

Drink Here Now: Tropical Drinks at Loló, Half-Price Wine & More

Here's to alcohol: the cause of, and answer to, all of life's problems. -Matt Groening

Gin Makes a Major Comeback

New bars and local makers laud the classic spirit.

Drink Here Now: Game Day Specials, New Cocktails and Jazz + Poetry

From game day specials in SoMa to usher in the 2015 baseball season to Cockscomb's double happy hour, here's where you should throw back a few this week. 

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