Tag Archives: cocktails

Madrona Manor the new Cyrus?

Cocktail and lounge menu features tastes from one of Sonoma’s top chefs

Hooker’s House Bourbon

A seriously stiff spirit that only a Hooker could have inspired

Epic Social Bar + Lounge

More than a bar. Less than a tweet-up.

Tequila + Mezcal Sonoma Style

More than a margarita mix-in, high end tequila bars serve up serious sippers

Fighting Scurvy, One Gimlet at a Time

Lavender Infused Gimlet with Fresh Lime JuiceI’m not a big drinker of cocktails in general, and I’m even less of a drinker of gin. That being said, cocktails clearly have their place: Less so with food, and more before – or after, or occasionally instead of; as an alternative to beer, when the weather or environs don’t seem conducive to wine; and certainly, as a welcome to guests who have just endured the Bay Area’s northbound assault on wine country traffic

Cocktail Recipe: Ginger Not Maryann

Galangal and lemongrass make this Ginger-inspired cocktail sweet and fiery

“Bro” Mosa Cocktail Recipe

Bro Mosa Cocktail: A studlier version of the classic Mimosa

Tres Hombres Petaluma

Tres Hombres petaluma; Where to go for tequila in Petaluma? Tres Hombres. There’s a separate margarita menu, featuring everything from blended fruit sippers to traditional shaken margaritas made with their premium tequilas, making this a weekend hotspot.

Bistro M | Windsor

Classic French bistro fare with a family-friendly vibe (and full bar).

Jackson’s Bar & Oven | Santa Rosa

Casual, family-friendly spot focused on dishes from the kitchen’s wood-fired oven from Josh Silvers. Late night/cocktails.

Summer Cocktails: Sipping through SoCo

There’s no sound more beautiful than the clink of ice in a cocktail glass on a hot summer day. Because whether it’s 5pm or just north of noon, ’tis the season for salted rims, muddled mint and tiny paper umbrellas.

Carmen’s Burger Bar | Santa Rosa

Good hamburgers in a quiet, neighborhood setting. Not to mention a full bar and milkshakes.

Underwood Bar & Bistro | Graton

A favorite of night owls and winemakers, it’s a meet and eat rendezvous in the tiny hamlet of Graton.

The Return of Happy Hour

Cheap eats and door-buster drink specials return

Whiskey A Go-Go

Love whiskey? Even know what whiskey is (and isn’t)? A primer on this ancient drink and where to get it.

Jack and Tony’s Whisky Bar opens: With liquor license

Jack and Tony’s Whiskey Bar opens

Vodika Lounge

Channel your inner czarina at the new Vodika Lounge in Petaluma, NorCal’s first 28-degree premium vodka tasting room. As in it’s actually 28 degrees inside (four degrees below freezing).


A little bit country. A little bit rock and roll. Barndiva is the hipster hangout in Wine Country, with its organic sensibilities, minimalist barn decor and swanky cocktails.


Ready for a Hot Lips Cosmo? The revamped downtown cocktail club, Stir, thinks maybe you are. Located in the former Barcode space (404 Mendocino Ave.,), the new owners have come up with a list of specialty cocktails and a remodeled design for their July 3 opening.