Wisdom of My Father

This is my first Father’s Day as a dad, and my parents just came out to visit from Vermont to meet the baby and spend some time with me in San Francisco. Along with sound advice on parenting and relationships, my father dropped some cocktail wisdom on me when I took my folks out to …

Have you Heard About HeardAbout?

I’ve been writing about my favorite dishes around San Francisco on HeardAbout.com for a while, and while hanging out with the founder and editor one afternoon, I persuaded them that cocktails would be a great addition to their culinary site, so you can check my out some of my favorite San Francisco cocktails on my …

One of my Favorite Toasts

  “Let us toast to animal pleasures, to escapism, to rain on the roof and instant coffee, to unemployment insurance and library cards, to absinthe and good-hearted landlords, to music and warm bodies and contraceptives… and to the “good life”, whatever it is and wherever it happens to be.” ― Hunter S. Thompson, The Proud …