Bars

CARNIVAL (credit: CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images)

Guide To Celebrating Carnaval

If you can’t visit Brazil this year, San Francisco’s Carnaval celebration is the next best thing.

CBS San Francisco–16 hours ago

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The Top 5 Florists In San Francisco

Flowers, blossoms, florals or buds; however you term it, flowers make everything seem better, even if just for a while.

05/07/2015

Copita In Sausalito (credit: copitarestaurant.com)

Ask A North Bay Bartender: Your Best Tequila Cocktail

In Sausalito, looking through Copita’s big picture window onto views of the bay or from a sidewalk table set up in the sun, cheerful crowds relax at the Mexican restaurant, Copita Tequileria y Comida on Bridgeway, just steps from the ferry dock. This is the Bay Area’s hub for all things tequila.

05/05/2015

Bourbon And Branch (credit: Chris Rochelle/Chow.com)

Top 5 San Francisco Speakeasy Bars

For those looking to take their nightlife up to the next level, speakeasies are an excellent alternative to the everyday neighborhood bar.

04/23/2015

Bottle of Shui Jing Fang baijiu. (Keith Mizuguchi/CBS)

Can Baijiu, The World’s Biggest Selling Spirit, Find A Marketplace In San Francisco?

The hugely popular Chinese spirit is slowly making its way to the U.S. market, including in several San Francisco locations.

04/22/2015

Gay Bar (credit: Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Top 5 Fiercest Gay Bars In The Bay Area

With everything from outdoor tiki patio bars to dance clubs, the San Francisco Bay Area is one of the best spots in the world for gay bars.

04/16/2015

The Old Pro (Credit, Randy Yagi)

5 Bay Area Bars To Watch Baseball Games

Read on for five of the best bars in the Bay Area for fans of the San Francisco Giants and Oakland A’s.

03/19/2015

A home with a dead lawn stands in front of hills that are browned with dried grass on July 18, 2014 in Fremont, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California May Impose Stricter Water Rules, $500 Fines For Watering Plants More Than 2 Days A Week

After another historically dry winter, California is set to really clamp down on water wasters. For those who don’t go along, the state could put a big drain on your wallet.

03/12/2015

Sports Bar (credit: Thinkstock)

Best Bars For March Madness In San Francisco

Here’s a look at five of the best sports bars in San Francisco to watch the 2015 NCAA College Basketball Tournament.

03/12/2015

Alcoholic drinks known as "Summer Coolers" that police say were sold at an underground bar in East Oakland. (CBS)

Black Market Bars Selling Booze Popping Up In Bay Area Homes, Garages

It looks like any other house on the block, but inside police say it’s the modern day version of a speakeasy, selling something called summer coolers.

03/10/2015

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