Monthly Archives: July 2013

East Bay Beer round-up 7/30/13

I can’t keep up…but sometimes I can try to catch up. This month, local beer people were aflutter about the new Mikkeller Bar SF. I hesitated to join in the hype, but the place actually is pretty cool, so I … Continue reading

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Build Pizzeria brings another beer option to Berkeley

Build (the official name is BUILD Pizzeria Roma but I don’t like shouting) opened in April in downtown Berkeley, a stone’s throw from BART, Triple Rock, and plenty of other things I love. I don’t get out much so I … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: Shotwells

Typical scene for this (underrated) Mission District beer bar on a weekend evening. Good tap and bottle selection, knowledgeable barkeeps, never too crowded but definitely not dead. The off-the-main-thoroughfare corner location always reminds me of my favorite low-key Chicago haunts … Continue reading

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Mikkeller SF lands in the ‘loin

The ambitious new bar Mikkeller Bar SF technically opens today at 5pm at 34 Mason in San Francisco, kicking off what its Facebook page admits is “one of the longest soft openings in history.” This bar has been eagerly awaited … Continue reading

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