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Craft Cocktails

A craft cocktail takes drinking up a notch. Find the best ones with the help of booze-savvy 'Hounds, discuss recipes for mixing yours at home, and share your favorite riffs on the classics.

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SF Chronicle Timeline of Classic San Francisco Neighborhood Bars

patsully
by patsully 28 days ago

Very much enjoyed this special feature from the Chronicle. It's awesome to see the list in chronological order. I’ve been to a few on the list, but I’m curious if anyone has a favorite?

Gramercy Park Brasserie & Wine Bar Coming to Duboce Triangle (SF)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

The New York restaurant group has announced that its west coast debut will be Gramercy Park Brasserie & Wine Bar San Francisco. Projected opening date is April 1, 2019 at 216 Church Street.

Quaintrelle | Boise - NE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Post the local cheese tasting https://www.chowhound.com/post/cascadia-creamery-organic-raw-milk-cheeses-washington-1075880 , a little shopping and a brief rest break, we soldiered on to Quaintrelle...

Range Life in Livermore

Multifoiled
by Multifoiled 9 months ago

A little background, courtesy of Eater: “A couple of SF restaurant industry veterans have settled down with Range Life, a new restaurant now open in more affordable Livermore. Sarah Niles, a forme...

Olympic Provisions Northwest | NW Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

After the performance at Lan Su Chinese Garden https://www.chowhound.com/post/tower-cosmic-reflections-teahouse-lan-su-chinese-garden-nw-1076092 , I checked out happy hour at Olympic Provisions Nor...

Toronto Reference Library to Union

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by fryerlover 6 months ago

Hi everyone, my husband and I will be attending Vision Quest this Sat at the TRL until about 2 PM. From there we will be headed to Union, however we plan to take our time and check out some local p...

Olympia Oyster Bar | Boise - NE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Olympia Oyster Bar has been on my radar to try since seeing a shellfish demo in Ensenada by Chef-owner Maylin Chavez who hails from Tijuana. I headed there post-Proud Mary nap, https://www.chowhoun...

Windmill - Cocktails on Clinton Street

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by mitchleeny 7 months ago

Windmill is the new venture from Sother Teague and Max Green et al. Sother is one of the mad geniuses behind the tiny Amor y Amargo (not that this place is much bigger) and Blue Quarter, was an o...

Geyserville Gun Club Bar & Lounge

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Opened last week by Dino Bugica of Diavola Restaurant and offering crudos, bar bites, small plates, and classic cocktails. Can't wait to try it . . . who's been? Geyserville Gun Club 21025 ...

Ingredients in Grand Marnier?

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by ChervilGeorge 8 months ago

If you happen to have a bottle on hand (purchased in United States) would you mind checking the ingredient label and letting me know what's in it? I have an old bottle with a missing label and can...

Portland Maine

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by catciao 8 months ago

Hi All! I would love some insight regarding a birthday dinner in Portland. I'll be Downeast visiting old friends at the end of August-I used to live there-and have decided to stop in Portland for t...

Pride Sunday in SF

Multifoiled
by Multifoiled 9 months ago

Any good suggestions for a light bite and good cocktails on Pride Sunday in the city? Attending our first SF pride parade today. We have dinner reservations at Cotogna for 5:30. Knowing me, I’ll mo...

1880 Union Saloon | Los Alamos

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

The Saloon in the 1880 Union Hotel was recommended to me for a drink and some bar snacks but I couldn't squeeze it into my brief time in town. Worthwhile? 1880 Union Saloon 362 Bell Street Los...

Norman Restaurant & Bar | Skyview Motel - Los Alamos

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

Dinner options in Los Alamos are fairly limited on Wednesday nights. Norman Restaurant & Bar in the newly renovated Skyview Motel is new and one of the few places that is open. I was alerted that i...

The perfect drink for any occasion

rawright
by rawright 10 months ago

Whether you’re out on a first date or enjoying a summer afternoon picnic with your best friends, it’s always time for a drink. Besides, isn’t it 5 o’Clock somewhere? Everyone has a favorite drink t...

What are you drinking tonight?

Smokeydoke30
by Smokeydoke30 1 year ago

Lets revive this once-popular thread. So, in the spirit of the What's For Dinner thread, lets post what we're drinking tonight. Photos, links and recipes are welcome. Lets have 2018 be fill...

Cocktails

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by Apprentice 11 months ago

Hey Chicago hounds, I think I have a handle on the main cocktail bars recommended by fellow hounds (obviously with a city this size there are hundreds): Proxi Loyalist GreenRiver Berskhir...

Bar Bura at Cuatro Cuatros | Ensenada

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Watching the sunset at Bar Bura at Cuatro Cuatros in the height of summer was one of the highlights of my visits to Ensenada. The enjoyment was as much about the journey as the finale. When you...

June 2015 COTM: DEATH & CO

MelMM
by MelMM 4 years ago

Use this thread to report on recipes from DEATH & CO (all chapters). If you are the first to post on a recipe, please start a new reply to this OP, and put the recipe title in ALL CAPS, and give...