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Cocktail Specials for Chinese New Year in San Francisco

It recently occured to me that San Francisco has a good number of upscale Chinese bars. Most of them are doing specials for Chinese New Year, so here's a list of them.

This year will be the year of the snake, which explains the drink titles.

Brasserie S&P at Mandarin Oriental

Lychee Lunar by Priscilla Young
Beefeater Gin, Don Q rum, Sensei Lychee Falernum, fresh lemon juice, splash of crème de cassis, and soda water

Stone Serpent
M.Y. China

Stone Serpent
VSOP Raynal, grapefruit juice, Cointreau, Cherry Heering, Peychauds, ginger, Belfast apple cider


Bitterbite2E&O Asian Kitchen:

Bitter Bite by Carlos Yturria
Campari, kumquats, lemon juice and agave nectar, in a a Collins glass topped with ginger beer.



Scarlet Snake 2Scarlet Snake by Jessamine McLellan
Campari, simple syrup, egg white, fresh lemon juice, London Dry Gin in a coupe garnished with Angostura bitters.