Liquor

Making the Old 'Foie' Shioned at Pabu Restaurant in San Francsico. (Keith Mizuguchi/CBS)

Yes, San Francisco, That Is Meat In Your Cocktail

San Francisco is always known as being one of the leaders in culinary trends in this country. One that has recently popped up is savory cocktails with a rather unique twist – they have some variation of meat in them.

03/20/2015

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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Cocktails Make A Comback: ‘The Essential Bar Book’ Reviewed

The Essential Bar Book by Jennifer Fielder is an A-to-Z guide to spirits, cocktails and wine; including 115 recipes. Narsai David says with cocktails making a comeback, this might be a a necessary buy.

12/19/2014

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San Rafael Mayor Looks To End Cheap Alcohol Access For City’s Homeless

After hearing complaints of drunk homeless people loitering on downtown streets, Mayor Gary Phillips wants liquor stores to stop carrying low-end vodka and malt liquors. He says the high-alcohol content beverages are often targeted at addicts the homeless and teens.

09/18/2014

A man is seen on surveillance video stealing bottles of champagne at an Oakland liquor store before getting confronted by store workers. (CBS)

Caught On Camera: Oakland Liquor Store Clerks Fight Back Against Aggressive Thief Who Cops Ignored

Oakland liquor store workers have fought back against an alleged serial thief after they say police refused to become involved.

08/20/2014

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Brisbane Bar’s Liquor License Suspended After Illegal Gambling Uncovered

A Brisbane bar had its liquor license suspended Friday after illegal gambling was discovered on the premises during an investigation, the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control said today.

07/04/2014

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Caltrain Conductors Attacked In Mountain View, Passengers May Have Been Drunk

Two Caltrain conductors were attacked in Mountain View over the weekend by a pair of allegedly drunken passengers, but Caltrain says it will continue to allow alcohol on trains.

06/30/2014

Santa Clara County sheriff's deputies are seeking a man who last week attacked a clerk at a liquor store and fled after stealing liquor and cigarettes.

Suspect Identified In Brazen San Jose Liquor Store Robbery, Attack On Clerk

The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office has identified a man who was caught on camera in a brazen attack on a liquor store clerk in unincorporated San Jose earlier this month and is asking for the public’s help to find him.

06/29/2014

A violent armed robbery was caught on camera inside a San Jose liquor store. (Source: Surveillance Footage)

Violent Armed Robbery In San Jose Liquor Store Caught On Camera; Gunman On Loose

A violent armed robbery at a South Bay liquor store was caught on camera, and the gunman is still on the loose.

05/21/2014

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6 Bay To Breakers Do’s & Don’ts

Let’s clear up some issues many people have on what we can and can’t do at Bay To Breakers…

05/12/2014

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