One of the only things on the planet that I enjoy more than beer is free stuff. So when it comes to free beer, my level of excitement is off the charts. In Boston, Harpoon Brewery is making my wildest dreams come true.
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The Macallan – is a premiere brand of single-malt Scotch whiskey that was founded in 1824. Since then it’s grown into one of the biggest names in the business and this May it’s headed to the Regency Ballroom (1300 Van Ness Avenue) in San Francisco for a series of free tastings. Just remember: registration is required and you better get to it because people tend to flock to free booze at a frenzied pace. The Macallan is the second biggest selling single malt by volume (behind Glenlivet). They will be sampling a variety of whiskeys at the San Francisco event, held May 8 through May 11. Tastings are free but you do need to be 21 or over, of course. As you can imagine, The Macallan has a proud and rich history. What else would you expect from a brand that requires the definite article in its title. So if you want to appear [...]
If you live in or around Southern California, you’re not going to want to miss the celebration going on at Tortilla Jo’s (1510 Disneyland Dr.) in Anaheim. They’re open from 11am-11pm on Cinco de Mayo and will feature a complimentary tequila tasting from 6-8. As if free booze wasn’t incentive enough for you, there will be piñatas! Every hour, on the hour, throughout the afternoon, you’ll be able to take swings at bashing the crap out of the traditional Mexican punching bag filled with all kinds of goodies. Does your fiesta need a soundtrack? Of course it does. And Tortilla Jo’s has you covered in that regard as well with world-class entertainment provided by the Grammy award-winning Mariachi Divas. Admittedly, I know very little about Mariachi music, but if they are divas they’ve got to be doing something right. Tequila is always a tasty spirit and after an entire afternoon [...]
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more from Kevin over at SF Citydish… 1) Get SF’s Best Onion Rings for Free at Darla’s Valid Daily (thru August 31st) 10am – 10pm (lunch & dinner) Darla’s 822 Irving St. @ 8th Locals already know that Darla’s serves some of the best burgers in town. But the unsung hero of this quaint cafe’s menu is their super crispy onion rings. These bad boys are fried to perfection and perfect for ketchup-dipping. Best of all, these onion rings are delightfully fat-free! Ok, that last part was a slight exaggeration. But come on, people! How can you pass up free onion rings?! Hold off on that diet until the following week. This Dishout is a $5.00 value. / GET THIS DEAL NOW /
SF Symphony presents my classic New World concert- plus a special reception with (free) eco-friendly cocktails courtesy of VeeV Acai Spirit®! When: Thursday, July 22 Concert: 8-10pm & VeeV Cocktail Hour: 7-8pm Where: Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco 50% off tickets to my classic New World with the San Francisco Symphony …and a Free VeeV cocktail Hour* Order online or by phone and use Code: DMNewWorld50 *Pre-concert cocktail reception is limited. To RSVP, purchase your tickets by phone or online, and then RSVP to the email address firstname.lastname@example.org with the name of the person who ordered your tickets. We will put you on the guest list and send you a confirmation email with details.
More Happy Hours from Kevin Blum, City Dish 1) Free Cocktails at Pisco Lounge – Tuesday Whether you’re a pisco virgin or a pisco lover, Pisco Latin Lounge is offering you a unique opportunity to be initiated into the pleasures of ultra premium Pisco 100 “acholado.” Enjoy FREE Pisco 100 cocktails from 6:30pm – 8pm on Tuesday – this includes your choice of a Pisco Sour or a Peruvian Patada (a refreshing combo of pisco and ginger beer that will have you saying “más, por favor”). Plus, experience $5 Pisco shots and meet renowned Master Distiller Guillermo Ferreyros, a modern cocktail conquistador. So hop on the F streetcar after work; get off at the Guerrero stop for some Peruvian inspired fun.
By Daniel Yaffe Article from Issue Six Somewhere between the thirty-foot shopping cart and the flaming dendrite, a unicorn made me a pickle-tini. Although the annual arts festival of Burningman is often a fertile training ground for artistic expression, sexual exploration and [sometimes drug induced] visual stimulation, it also happens to be a test tube for all forms of drinking.