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SF Day of Gluttony Challenge: Happy Hour (Part 3)

By  Harry

For Happy Hour we wanted to include places that were great for cocktails, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages.  Since Team OH was on motorcycles we decided it was a good plan to start off with no alcohol.   Four Barrel‘s  slow bar is a place I find myself once a week.  There isn’t a place in the city that has the same hand crafted bean and barista philosophy as  Four Barrel.  It’s a coffee snob’s dream.  Next was ice cream at  Smitten Ice Cream.   Smitten has the only made to order ice cream in the city.  Bruce was so full at this point that the thought of ice cream was too much for him.  But, as you’ll see in the video he still enjoyed his scoop of ice cream.

Alcohol started at  Magnolia Gastro Brew Pub.  Though neither of us finished our beer/cider drinks we did finish the amazing “Devils on Horseback” and “Pickled vegetables,” which tantalized our taste-buds.  We had three more places to go before ditching our motorbikes.   Alembic set us up with an amazing cocktail (Promissory note) and duck hearts over pineapples.  This is one of my favorite appetizers in all of SF.  Next we went downtown to  Jaspers Corner Tap, where we were greeted with baby back ribs and yet another amazing cocktail (Pale Rider).  Hands down the best ribs I’ve had in SF.  Our final stop for happy hour was yet another favorite cocktail bar,  Cantina, where Duggan made us a pisco sour that would put any Peruvian in awe.  18 down and only 7 more to go, the finish line was in site, but “It ain’t over until it’s over”…

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The List: Restaurants On the Menu


Matching Half - Expresso

Plow - Chinese Breakfast 

Brendas - Shrimp and Grits 

Brouletts - Quinua Granola

Blue Bottle Ferry - Gibraltar

Out the Door - Spring Rolls



American Grilled Cheese - GF Jalapeno Popper

Local Mission Eatery - Little Gem Salad 

Rosamunde - Merguez  Sausage

Namu - Short Rib Korean Tacos

Little Chihuahua - Carnitas Tacos


Afternoon Tea & Happy Hour:

Four Barrel - V60 Drip

Smitten Ice Cream - Strawberry & Vanilla

Samovar - Wei Chi Cha

Magnolia Gastro Brew Pub - Devils on Horseback & Pickle dish & Kalifornia Kolsch 

Alembic - Duck hearts & Promissory Note

Jaspers Corner Tap - Baby Back Ribs & Pale Rider

Cantina - Pisco Sour 



Bar Crudo - Fresh Oysters, Soft Shell Crab Tacos

Zero Zero - Ham Plate, Arugula Salad, Cocktails

Oola - Fried Brussels Sprout

Bar Agricole - Fried Anchovies, Fruit Cup, & Taquila Fix

Baretta - Cioppino, Diablo, Anejo Sour

Maven - Maven Jamison Reserve

NOPA - NOPA Burger, Burnt Honey Pot de creme

If you liked this video Check out:  101 Seconds of GluttonyBreakfast, LunchDinner

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