The Best Vodka Bars in San Francisco
In certain geeky cocktail circles, vodka can sometimes be a dirty word. One that’s uttered with an eye roll and accompanied by a cold shoulder because of the clear spirit’s association with a “lack of flavor” and flashy marketing. Frankly, vodka boasts a complex history and is integral to a range of (chilly-climate) cultures it has kept warm for centuries. In the right hands, vodka cocktails can be the best offering on a menu, a canvas onto which bartenders paint bold flavors. These eight bars know how to work those vodka-admiring brushstrokes.
Contributed by Virginia Miller