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The World’s Best Classic Cocktails In The Bars That Invented Them

There’s nothing better than kicking back on vacation with a classic local cocktail, and nothing worse than being interrupted by some blowhard waxing poetic about the drink’s storied “history”. Unless you’re the blowhard, and you’re sitting at the exact bar where the drink was invented.

04/04/2014

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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

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Last Drink Call At California Bars Could Become 4 A.M.

The last call for drinks is 2 a.m. in California, but one lawmaker believes that’s just too early to set down the shot glasses and beer steins. State Sen. Mark Leno’s proposal is to let the liquor flow until 4 a.m. as a way to draw more tourists.

04/09/2013

14 "Facts" About Drinking

SF Bar Owners Fire Back At Mayor Over Liquor-Free Super Bowl Suggestion

San Francisco bar owners fired back at Mayor Ed Lee after his call to curb alcohol sales during Super Bowl time.

01/29/2013

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San Francisco Supervisor Talking About Banning Booze At Pharmacies

The number of chain pharmacies selling booze is on the rise, and a San Francisco supervisor is talking about banning alcohol at drug stores.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/25/2011

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San Francisco Lawmaker Pushes Bill To Allow Infused Liquor Creation

Democrat Mark Leno planned to introduce a bill in the state Senate Monday permitting creation of liquors infused with fruits, vegetables and spices, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

CBS San Francisco–12/06/2010

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Newsom Preps Veto Of San Francisco Booze Fee

San Francisco lawmakers were expected to take up a proposed fee on alcohol distribution, which haa the support of San Francisco’s public health director but not Mayor Gavin Newsom.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/21/2010

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San Francisco Supervisors Pass Alcohol Fee

San Francisco lawmakers have approved a fee on alcohol distribution to help the city recover the cost of dealing with problem drinkers, but the measure faces a likely mayoral veto.

09/14/2010