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Drink Here Now: Embrace the Fog, Party With Your Pooch, and More!

This week's drinking assignments have been posted. Ready, set, drink!

Drink Here Now: The Square Comes to North Beach, Mardi Gras, and More!

It's five o'clock somewhere. Here are five places to toss one back this week.

Drink Here Now: Five Places to Sip This Week

1) Celebrate National Margarita Day at Blackbird

In addition to SF Beer Week, Craft Beer Month, and Strong Beer Month, February also boasts National Margarita Day, on Saturday the 22nd. To celebrate, Blackbird is serving up two Suerte Tequila margarita cocktails from 2 pm to 2 am.

The Bon-Bon Brazilians Moan For

Chocolate brigadeiros

If you want to see a Brazilian’s “O” face, just whisper the word, “brigadeiro.”

Brigadeiros are basically bon-bons made from chocolate and condensed milk, but despite their humble ingredients, Brazilians are almost as passionate about them as they are about soccer.

Drink Here Now: Five Places to Sip This Week

Speakeasy beer and food

1) Speakeasy Brewmasters Hold Court at MKT Restaurant
We’ve reached the halfway point of SF Beer Week, and MKT Restaurant – Bar is ready to celebrate. They’ve invited the brilliant brewmasters of Speakeasy Ales & Lagers to hold court on Wednesday evening, February 12.

Drink Here Now: Five Places to Sip This Week

Bergerac interior

1) New Digs and New Drinks for Loló
Beloved Mission neighborhood restaurant Loló has moved to a bigger, brighter location on Valencia, where there’s space for two bars and more seating. You’ll want to try the new Agave Bar, featuring specialty mezcal and tequila tastings.

Drink Here Now: Five Places to Sip This Week

Wine & Cheese Event at Eno Wine Bar
Get your wine and cheese on at ENO Wine Bar this Friday at 5pm.

Drink Here Now: Five Places to Sip This Week

 Image of Monroe interior.

1) Young Travel Professionals Networking Event at Tonga Room

If you’re in the travel and hospitality industry, or looking to get into said industry, travel to the Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar at The Fairmont San Francisco for happy hour this Wednesday.

Drink Here Now: Five Places to Sip This Week

#ThrowbackThursday at The Royal Exchange

#ThrowbackThursday has migrated from Facebook to the Financial District, thanks to a landmark watering hole that opened in 1972. The Royal Exchange is hosting a weekly #ThrowbackThursday party to celebrate its hedonistic heritage.

Drink Here Now: Five Places to Sip This Week

bay area brew fest

1) Dinner, Dueling Pianos, and Free Champagne

Looking for dinner, drinks and dancing with new friends? Startup Mind SF has just the ticket, this Thursday night.

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