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9 Whisk(e)y Cocktails to Drink On National Menus Now

Orchard City Kitchen   At Liquor.com, you’ll find my 9 top whisk(e)y cocktails on menus around the country at these bars/restaurants: The Limbo, Louisville Cold Drinks at China Live, San Francisco Proof on Main at 21c Hotel, Louisville Bar Arbolada, Oklahoma City Orchard City Kitchen, Campbell, CA (Silicon Valley) Gunther & Co., Baltimore Bon Voyage!, San Francisco Butchertown Grocery & Lola, Louisville Pinewood Social, Nashville While much of the US is gripped… Read more →

Interviewing Brandon Jew of Mister Jiu’s & Talking SF Chinatown — at KCET Los Angeles

Published November 28, 2018, in conjunction with a TV episode on the same subject, my article for KCET in Los Angeles on San Francisco’s historic Chinatown, legend Cecilia Chang, Mister Jiu’s and chef Brandon Jew, China Live, The Wok Shop, America’s first Chinatown’s past, present and future: www.kcet.org/shows/the-migrant-kitchen/the-ever-shifting-future-and-flavor-of-san-franciscos-chinatown Read more →

10 Best Hidden Bars in San Francisco

My latest at Time Out on 10 top “speakeasy” or rather, hidden, bars. Article here. _____________________________________________________________________ ”Speakeasy” is a tired bar term for San Franciscans. Following NYC players like Angel’s Share and Milk & Honey, SF was the earliest in the country to jumpstart the speakeasy trend when Bourbon and Branch opened in 2006. Though the overplayed trend has taken… Read more →

The 11 Best New Bars in San Francisco: Spring 2018

Published at Liquor.com this Spring 2018, my regular update on San Francisco/the Bay Area’s top 11 new bars: The 11 Best New Bars in San Francisco: Spring 2018 China Live’s Cold Drinks, Chinatown Charmaine’s (rooftop bar at the Proper Hotel), Tenderloin The Douglas Room, Union Square/Downtown Gibson, Tenderloin/Union Square Junior, Mission The Kon-Tiki, Oakland The Riddler, Hayes Valley Rusted Mule,… Read more →

Top SF Openings — May 2017

The notable restaurant openings of May were City Counter, Tahini, Chris Cosentino’s Acacia House in Napa, A Mano, Miller’s Rest, Dumpling Time, Le Marais Bakery’s second location in the Castro, The Catamount in Los Gatos, The Castro Fountain (the second location from Ice Cream Bar owner), Reem’s in Oakland. I have yet to make it to Reem’s (soon), Acacia House or The… Read more →

Top SF Openings — March 2017

March (finally) brought the ambitious, long-anticipated China Live to Chinatown (which I wrote about numerous times from Food Republic to Zagat). The month also delivered another major beer restaurant: Hitachino Beer & Wagyu (in its soft opening mode so will be in consideration for top openings of April as it officially “opens”), and cocktail-centric restaurant, The Douglas Room. Other notable March… Read more →