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The Four Roses Bourbon Cocktail Competition Finds Its Winner

The Four Roses Bourbon Cocktail Competition Finds Its Winner

Back in the fall, Christina Cabrera took home the biggest honor in her career - capturing First Place with her Autumn Rose Cocktail in the Four Roses Bourbon Cocktail Competition in conjunction with the San Francisco Chapter of the USBG.  The way she tells it: "To win against nine boys is incredible and I felt like I proved the ladies can do it".  

The Quest for the Perfect Drambuie Cocktail Begins with 2012's Nail or Fail Showdown

Drambuie, the spicy Scottish liqueur that's been tickling tongues since 1745, is on the hunt for the bartender with the brains and the skills to work cocktail magic. What kind of cocktail magic, you ask? The kind that demands your expert judgment this March 19 and 20 during their Nail Or Fail Bartender Showdown.

SF Giftcenter & Jewelrymart's Guide to Selecting the Perfect Diamond

SF Giftcenter and Jewelrymart's Guide to Diamonds

Out of all the things that come together for a marriage, the most enduring and iconic symbols of the love you share with someone else are the wedding and engagement rings you slip on each others' fingers. But with so many options out there, it's difficult choosing the perfect one. With over 125 vendors, The San Francisco Giftcenter & Jewelrymart has the low-down on how to select the best high-quality diamonds from the largest selection in the Bay Area.

The Ritz-Carlton's Revamped Lounge Reopens After a Six-Week Renovation

The Ritz-Carlton's Revamped Lounge Reopens After a Six-Week Renovation

Along with the revamped Parallel 37 inside The Ritz-Carlton, the hotel has also painstakingly remodeled the Lounge, which just opened after a six-week renovation. Its former traditional antique furnishings have been transformed into a much more modern ambiance, making it a perfect space to kick back and relax, with a drink in hand.

Win Tickets to the 2012 Whiskies of the World Expo Onboard a Yacht

Win Tickets to the 2012 Whiskies of the World Expo Onboard a Yacht

Whether it's whiskey or whisky, it's being poured by the gallon this year at the Whiskies of the World Expo on March 31st. Hop aboard the San Francisco Belle (don't worry, it'll be docked the entire time) for three ballroom-sized decks of tasting booths of whiskies from around the globe and whiskey/whisky gurus galore to tell you everything you ever wanted to know about this complex spirit. We give you permission to lick your chops.

Experience the Cal Academy of Sciences' "NightLife's Dark Room"

Calling all shutterbugs! This week’s NightLife is all about the art and science of photography. This event also marks the culmination of the Academy’s second annual LoveLife photo competition – where you can vote for your favorite contender for the People’s Choice award and check out the judge’s winners from both year’s competitions.

Live on the Bright Side at LOFT


"Color me happy!" That's the message for spring, with mix-and-match brights
in a rainbow of season-perfect colors (think cool blue, vivid orange and
hot fuchsia). LOFT's must-have spring pieces get an extra dose of style with
vibrant patterns, from exotic florals and nautical stripes and playful polka dots.
Want to make the look your own? Try mixing cool and warm hues—pair a turquoise floral blouse with lovely yellow pants. Or, go for a range of colors (and showcase your sunny side) in a dramatic color-block shift. And you can always get graphic with a dotted black-and-white swing dress.

Photos: Matcha at Asian Art Musuem Celebrates Sensuality

On February 16, obsession, sex, and lust filled the air at the Asian Art Musuem, when guests enjoyed  a unique nightlife experience and embellished their senses with an array of titillating exhibits throughout the museum.

The Brixton Will Leave You Full and Happy

The Brixton

Opened early last year by the owners of respective hotspots Otis Lounge, Mas Sake, Taverna Aventine and The Ambassador, Union Street's The Brixton is the kind of place you can always count on being full of lively sounds, good smells and happy vibes.

Sugar Cafe & The Cellar Take You From Day to Night

Hit Up Neighborhood Spots Sugar Cafe and The Cellar For Day and Nighttime Fun

Up on Sutter Street, there's a pair of neighborhood spots that seamlessly take city dwellers from day to nighttime fun: The Sugar Cafe and The Cellar, two destinations that provide some of the most unique entertainment and ambiences in the city.

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