It might be hard to imagine a time when pisco was a common sight going over the bar, but that was the case back in the late 1800s in San Francisco — largely thanks to this cocktail, the Pisco Punch.
Tag: San Francisco
San Francisco, the city by the Bay, is known for its year long fog, hilly landscape and colourful Victorian houses — and its great bars. Here’s Nikita Wards favourite San Francisco bars.
I was in the middle of reviewing the recipes that have been sent to me during the year when I came across a cluster of drinks submitted by the good folk at Rickhouse in San Francisco.
This was to be my first great American adventure. San Francisco, fog city, the city by the bay – whatever you want to call it – offers the libationary motivated traveller a great introduction into American drinks culture. I travelled to this fine city back in July 2010 – en route to the epic gathering of cocktailians that is The Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans.
Who ever said you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? Well, this month’s How To proves the naysayers wrong by teaching an aged cocktail – The Old Pal to be precise – how to bust a move in the 21st Century.
This month’s ‘How To’ is inspired by the modern classic: Tommy’s Margarita. The Tommy’s Margarita is a creation by Julio Bermejo considered by many as the world’s leading Tequila aficionado and Tequila ambassador to the US. This particular Margarita is one that he started serving in the 1980’s at his father’s restaurant the legendary Tommy’s Restaurant and World’s Best Tequila Bar in San Francisco.