Food and Drink

Lucky 13, a beloved dive bar on Market Street, had one last big party before it closed for good on Sunday. (Photo <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/laughingsquid/" target="_blank">Scott Beale</a> / <a href="https://laughingsquid.com/" target="_blank">Laughing Squid</a>)

Last call at Lucky 13

By Sean McCourt Special to the S.F. Examiner As Johnny Thunders once…

  • Dec 8, 2020

 

Nate Durand of Chug Pub created an election-themed cocktail which has several names: Biden Harris, Barris, Hiden, and/or Dem Juice. (Saul Sugarman/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Drink blue, no matter who

But bar parties aren’t planned for Election Day

 

Entrepreneur and beloved Bay Area drag artist D’Arcy Drollinger hasn’t slowed down during the pandemic. (Saul Sugarman/Special to S.F. Examiner)

High noon at the Oasis

D’Arcy Drollinger’s busy at the helm of the SoMa drag club and other ventures, too

 

Early during shelter-in-place, Lookout in the Castro offered margarita mixes in buckets, from the balcony. (Courtesy Chris Hastings/Lookout)

Last Call with Saul: The virtues and perils of at-home drinking

To-go cocktails helping some bars as they struggle to survive during ongoing uncertainty

Early during shelter-in-place, Lookout in the Castro offered margarita mixes in buckets, from the balcony. (Courtesy Chris Hastings/Lookout)
Master blender Billy Leighton pours luxury Irish whiskey. (Courtesy Irish Distillers)

Newest Redbreast Irish Whiskey release was 27 years in the making

Ruby port casks from Portugal bring distinction to the aging process

Master blender Billy Leighton pours luxury Irish whiskey. (Courtesy Irish Distillers)
Jazmine Vieira dances and tends bar at Jolene’s, a Mission spot where everyone is welcome. (Saul Sugarman/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Jolene’s proudly rejects racism, sexism, phobias

‘I feel really fortunate to do what I love and to be able to live off of it’

Jazmine Vieira dances and tends bar at Jolene’s, a Mission spot where everyone is welcome. (Saul Sugarman/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A Rose Margarita. (J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

Signature cocktails that never get old

You can enjoy your party a lot more if you offer a signature cocktail or two.

A Rose Margarita. (J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)