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Drink Here Now: New Year's Eve Edition

old fashioned new year's eve

No plans yet for New Year's Eve? No worries. Read on for a round-up of places to drink, grab a bite, and ring in the New Year.

Drink Here Now: Christmas Edition

1) Snow + Happy Hour = White Christmas at the Hyatt Regency

If you’re dreaming of a white Christmas, step inside the Hyatt Regency’s 17-story atrium between now and December 30. In addition to a 30-foot tree, 300,000 lights and over-sized holiday characters, snow is falling daily inside the atrium, at designated times.

Drink Here Now: Five Places to Sip This Week

1) Egg Nog & Ugly Sweater Party
It’s ugly sweater season, and Parallel 37 is celebrating with its second annual Egg Nog and Ugly Sweater Party on Wednesday, December 11, from 6pm to 8pm.

Drink Here Now: Five Places to Sip This Week

1) Take a Holiday Tasting Tour with Liam Mayclem

Local television personality and “foodie chap” Liam Mayclem is leading two holiday tours that take guests behind the scenes of SF’s most influential foodie haunts.

Drink Here Now: Four Places to Sip This Week

New Zealand Wine Dinners at Waiheke Island Yacht Club
America’s Cup has come and gone, but the New Zealand-themed pop-up restaurant it spawned is sticking around until the end of the year.

Drink Here Now: Five Places to Sip This Week

Image of Ale House at Great Dickens Fair

1) Beaujolais Nouveau Celebration at Amélie

If you lived in France, you’d probably be celebrating November 21 with fresh wine, friends and fireworks at festivals with music. That’s because the third Thursday in November is Beaujolais Nouveau Day.

Drink Here Now: Five Places to Sip This Week

hi lo bar

Drink and Be Neighborly in the Mission
Following the recent devastating fire at Mavericks restaurant on 17th Street in the Mission, Hi Lo and Hog & Rocks are pitching in to raise money for their neighbors displaced by the fire.

Drink Here Now: Five Places to Sip This Week

Bar at La Urbana

Amélie Wine Bar Launches Late Night Dinners
Looking for a late night dinner that doesn’t consist solely of appetizers? Amélie Wine Bar has an after-hours menu for you.

Drink Here Now: Five Places to Sip This Week

Casa Indio Peformance Parties
Indio beer, the dark Mexican lager, is teaming up with VICE media and the Rebuilding Exchange to host Casa Indio, a series of live performances by renowned artists from Mexico and the US.

Drink Here Now: Halloween Edition!

clift hotel halloween party

When fright night falls on a weeknight, as it does this year, it’s hard to choose which day to celebrate. Our suggestion: don’t choose. Get your drink on before, during and after the Day of the Dead with a handful of Halloween-themed cocktails and costume parties at Bay Area bars and restaurants.

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