Mixologist

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Pisco’s Enrique Ferres rocks a great cocktail, just don’t ask him to sing

Pisco is doing all the right things to stake out a presence…

 

The Breezy

For Fly Bar’s Ehren Reed, making drinks is an art

Fly Bar In a homey and cultured neighborhood bar, a mixologist plays…

 

Godofredo Vasquez/special to the s.f. examinerRefreshing: Danielle “Pooky” Marchant mixes up the Garden Variety — her own simple and light creation — at Monarch Bar in San Francisco.

Meet your mixologist: Monarch Bar

Monarch at Sixth and Mission streets is pretty gritty, but this new…

 

evan ducharme/special to the s.f. examinerJohnny Boswell says Bitters’ barbecue is a crowd pleaser. “If you can’t enjoy some wonderful smoked brisket

Meet your mixologist: Brixton

This Union Street spot in Cow Hollow has housed many bars over…

evan ducharme/special to the s.f. examinerJohnny Boswell says Bitters’ barbecue is a crowd pleaser. “If you can’t enjoy some wonderful smoked brisket

Mixologist: Madrone's Jake Cornell

Jake Cornell’s stay behind the bar at Madrone will be temporary —…

Courtesy PhotoRickhouse Bartender Claire Sprouce recommends the “long-forgotten classic” Holland Gin Cocktail that the staff found in the 1876 Bartenders Guide Reprint. It has a spicy taste

Meet Your Mixologist: Rickhouse's Claire Sprouse

Put a Financial District crowd in a cocktail bar with the feel…

Courtesy PhotoRickhouse Bartender Claire Sprouce recommends the “long-forgotten classic” Holland Gin Cocktail that the staff found in the 1876 Bartenders Guide Reprint. It has a spicy taste
All: Brian Molyneaux/Special to The EXaminerDay job: When David Bates isn’t serving up signature cocktails at Club Deluxe

Haight-Ashbury’s Club Deluxe is keepin’ it classy

It was St. Patrick’s Day 2010 when David Bates noticed a young…

All: Brian Molyneaux/Special to The EXaminerDay job: When David Bates isn’t serving up signature cocktails at Club Deluxe
Brian Molyneaux/Special to The ExaminerLegacy: How many bartenders can boast about being cited in Wikipedia for introducing a cocktail to San Francisco? HiDive owner-bartender John Caine is credited by the online site for bringing the Cosmopolitan to The City from Minnesota.

Grab a Cosmo and get comfortable at HiDive

HiDive Despite its name, this Bayside bar and restaurant is far from…

Brian Molyneaux/Special to The ExaminerLegacy: How many bartenders can boast about being cited in Wikipedia for introducing a cocktail to San Francisco? HiDive owner-bartender John Caine is credited by the online site for bringing the Cosmopolitan to The City from Minnesota.

25 Lusk pays tribute to surrounding area's industrial past

Although the formerly sleepy neighborhood around AT&T Park has undergone a tremendous…

It’s a good time to visit Clock Bar

Clock Bar, 335 Powell St., San Francisco, (415) 397-9222During the holidays, locals…

Mixologist: Fall punch-drunk in love with Hobson's Choice

Before cocktails were cocktails, there was punch. Or you drank the spirit…

Meet Your Mixologist: Find classic cocktails at Trademark

Trademark Belden Place — that adorable alleyway canopied by strung lights and…

Blackbird boasts fun, classic cocktails

A long list of stunning and proper classic cocktails, written on a…

Meet Your Mixologist: Diplomacy on the rocks

We’ve always considered ourselves ambassadors of sorts, aptly representing San Francisco’s cocktail…

Meet Your Mixologist: Gina Astesana, Wish

In a saloon town such as San Francisco, the bartender plays a…

Meet Your Mixologist: Cody Robertson, Lingba

In a saloon town such as San Francisco, the bartender plays a…