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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

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California Lawmakers Reconsider Glove Requirement For Chefs, Bartenders

The Assembly Health Committee voted 15-0 Tuesday to repeal and revisit the regulation before enforcement begins this summer, following opposition from chefs and bartenders.

03/25/2014

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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

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

Liam Mayclem & Scott Beattie (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Mixologist Scott Beattie

For Liam’s Foodie Chap Chat, master mixologist Scott Beattie whipped up a “Coastal Pimms Cup”…

07/29/2013

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Best Holiday Drink Ideas From North Bay Mixologists

Try your hand at shaking up a cocktail or after-dinner libation with the guidance from professional mixologists who share their secret holiday recipes with you.

12/19/2012

Foodie Chap: Cantina, San Francisco

Foodie Chap: Cantina, San Francisco

To me, coupled with a good cocktail, there is a reason I go to a particular bar or restaurant. At Cantina in San Francisco, it is Shaher who is the king of the castle…

09/04/2012