San Francisco Feed

The owners of Range Restaurant announced that they'll be closing at the end of the year after 12 years in operation. Let's talk about how important this restaurant was for the world of San Francisco cocktails. This little restaurant was a surprising nexus of talented bartenders. I've been making mental notes of "nexus bars" for a while as I find it fascinating- the bars that see the most important bartenders come through them. Sometimes it's because those were the hottest venues in town, sometimes it's because everyone wanted to work with the bar manager, sometimes like at Range, well, I... Read more →

Camper's Book: Tonic Water AKA G&T WTF is now available for sale.

In advance of Robert Simonson's San Francisco visit, I sent him some interview questions relating to his book A Proper Drink - the history of the global cocktail renaissance from London to New York to San Francisco. Read more →

Camper's Book: Tonic Water AKA G&T WTF is now available for sale.