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Almanac Opens Brand New 8,400 sqft Beer Garden (Sept. 25)Almanac Opens Brand New 8,400 sqft Beer Garden (Sept. 25)
By - posted 9/25/2021
Bars, Brand New, East Bay, Outdoor Dining

After months of prep and permits, Almanac on Alameda has transformed a formerly empty 8,400-square-foot grass lot across the street into Almanac’s very own backyard – Complete with a 1967 Airstream bar, shade structures, amplified music, a food truck, and outdoor games like cornhole and giant Jenga. Join us starting more...

New Chill 1,000 sqft Beer Lounge Opening on AlamedaNew Chill 1,000 sqft Beer Lounge Opening on Alameda
By - posted 9/9/2021
Bars, Brand New, East Bay, Eat & Drink

Almanac Lounge in Alameda is opening a brand new 1,000 square foot lounge on September 11, 2021.  The vibes are set, the pillows are fluffed, the electric fireplace is ablaze, all that’s missing is you. Join us this weekend for the official opening of the Almanac Lounge. It’s hard to believe, more...

UPDATED: Every Bay Area Bar & Restaurant Requiring Proof of VaccineUPDATED: Every Bay Area Bar & Restaurant Requiring Proof of Vaccine
By - posted 8/20/2021
Bars, Bay Area Updates, COVID Testing, COVID-19 Updates, Indoor Dining, Outdoor Dining, Vaccines

After the 300-member SF Bar Owners Alliance officially stated its position that a vaccine card (or negative COVID test within 72 hours) should be required for any patron wishing to dine inside on of their member establishments, many bars in San Francisco have confirmed they will be The recommendations apply only more...

Zeitgeist Shuts Down Drinking Indoors AgainZeitgeist Shuts Down Drinking Indoors Again
By - posted 8/6/2021
Bars, Bay Area Updates, Only in San Francisco, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco dive bar Zeitgeist recently announced that it’s shut down its indoor seating again which only fully opened a few weeks back on July 13. Could this be a sign of things to come for other bars? Thankfully, Zeitgeist has a big outdoor beer garden that remains opens. However, they announced more...

SF's "Boom Boom Room" is Back August 13thSF’s “Boom Boom Room” is Back August 13th
By - posted 8/5/2021
Bars, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco’s funkiest little music venue, opened by legendary bluesman John Lee Hooker, the Boom Boom Room on Fillmore and Geary finally reopens its doors after a year and half. The Grand Reopening show features Billy Iuso & Friends on August 13, with members from Radiators, Brides, Cleary Band, and Lesh. more...

300 SF Bars Might Require Vaccines Starting July 29300 SF Bars Might Require Vaccines Starting July 29
By - posted 7/26/2021
Bars, COVID Testing, COVID-19 Updates, Indoor Dining, Outdoor Dining, Vaccines

If you go out to drink indoors this weekend, you might want to bring a copy of your vaccine card. Thanks to ABC7 for letting us know that on Monday the SF Bar Owners Alliance, which represents over 300 bars in San Francisco, has officially stated its position that a vaccine more...

500 SF Bars Might Require Vaccine Proof500 SF Bars Might Require Vaccine Proof
By - posted 7/22/2021
Bars, COVID-19 Updates, Only in San Francisco, Vaccines

Thanks to SFGate for sharing the news that a group of more than 500 bars in San Francisco are considering requiring proof of vaccine before entry. Amid the surge in recent COVID-19 cases spurred by the persistent Delta variant and the recent indoor mask recommendations, the San Francisco Bar Owner Alliance more...

SF Dive Bar Zeitgeist is Finally Fully OpenSF Dive Bar Zeitgeist is Finally Fully Open
By - posted 7/22/2021
Bars, Bay Area Favorites, Reopening

Cheers to Zeitgist... In case you missed it, SF dive bar Zeitgeist finally fully reopened including their indoor bar on July 13. Now, you’ll finally be able to enter through their normal front doors. Zeigeist’s New Extended Hours:  Monday 2 – 11 pm Tuesday 2 – 11 pm Wednesday 2 – 11 pm Thursday 2 pm more...

SF's Newest Cocktail Bar "Trade Routes" OpensSF’s Newest Cocktail Bar “Trade Routes” Opens
By - posted 6/30/2021
Bars, Brand New, Eat & Drink

Trade Routes, a trade-inspired cocktail bar on Polk St., soft opened on June 18th and celebrates their grand opening on Friday, July 2, 2021. Trade Routes is Polk St.’s newest cocktail bar by college friends Jay Ryoo and Chen-Chen Huo (MAC’D, A La Couch) that were inspired by the exchanges of more...

SF Tiki Bar "Zombie Village" Reopens June 25SF Tiki Bar “Zombie Village” Reopens June 25
By - posted 6/25/2021
Bars, Reopening, Tiki Bars, What's Closed / What's Open

Fun tiki bar “Zombie Village” which officially opened in the Tenderloin at 441 Jones (near O’Farrell) in 2019 only to have to shut down for most of 2020 due the pandemic, is finally back open. The bar, which has two floors with private tiki hut alcoves, a candlelit cave and “Doc’s more...