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SF Bar Allegedly Charging Extra For Female Company Shut Down

The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control Thursday closed a San Francisco bar for 45 days, alleging that patrons were being charged a surcharge on drinks in return for female company.

04/10/2014

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Honesty Bars: The Bars Where You Pay Whatever You Want

If you’ve ever stayed at a boutique hotel abroad, odds are you’ve come across a “Seriously, where on earth did the bartender go — oh wait, there is no bartender?” honesty bar.

03/26/2014

A KPIX 5 crew recorded hidden camera video inside the Galaxy Bar and Restaurant in San Jose. (CBS)

‘Bikini Bar’ Decrease In South Bay Credited To KPIX 5 Report

San Jose has been cracking down on businesses breaking rules with scantily clad waitresses offering illegal ‘adult entertainment’ for a price.

03/26/2014

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Stay In The Real-Life Grand Budapest Hotel

The luxury hotel tucked away in the Czech town of Karlovy Vary isn’t the actual hotel where the film was shot, but the hapless romantic/lover of old ladies and poetry-reciting concierge Monsieur Gustave and his humble protégé Moustafa would’ve felt plenty at home running the place.

03/21/2014

A sign outside The Willows bar at Folsom and 12th streets in San Francisco asks patrons to remove their Google Glass. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

Google Glass Wearers Banned From San Francisco SoMa Bar

A San Francisco South of Market bar frequented by a high-tech crowd has banned patrons from wearing Google Glass while inside the establishment.

03/04/2014

Sarah Slocum is seen showing a friend how to use her Google Glass minutes before she was confronted in Molotov's Bar in San Francisco. (Sarah Slocum/YouTube)

Woman’s Google Glass Attack In SF Bar Spurs Huge Social Media Backlash

The woman involved in an altercation at a San Francisco Haight-Ashbury bar over her Google Glass is gaining a huge social media following, with most of it casting her – and the tech industry she purportedly represents – in an unflattering light.

02/26/2014

A patron at Molotov's in San Francisco took this photo of Sarah Slocom wearing Google Glass before she said she was attacked on February 21, 2014. (Sagesse Gwinn Graham / CBS)

Google Glass Victim Defiant: “Never Expected Such Hate And Venom”

The woman who said she was attacked at a San Francisco Haight-Ashbury punk club for wearing Google Glass offered more details about her tense encounter Tuesday, and explained her decision to wear the technology into a bar named after an incendiary explosive.

02/25/2014

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Bartenders Pouring Political Pressure On Law Requiring Rubber Gloves

The gloves are off for bartenders, bakers and sushi chefs and they hope to keep it that way as state lawmakers are attempting to pass an emergency measure repealing a new state law that requires those who handle raw food to wear disposable gloves and change them between transactions.

02/25/2014

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Judge Recommends Law License Suspension For Drunk-Driving, Badge-Flashing SF Prosecutor

A State Bar of California judge has recommended a two-year suspension of the law license of a former San Francisco prosecutor who has three convictions for driving under the influence and who tried to use his badge to avoid arrest.

02/18/2014

Mojitos require the use of several "ready-to-eat" food items. (Sophia's Thai Kitchen)

Bartenders: Would You Like Latex With Your Lime? Glove Law Impacts Drinks, Food

A newly-implemented California law has chefs steaming over protocol requiring them to wear gloves while preparing certain foods, but it could shake things up even more for bartenders in the golden state.

01/15/2014

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