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 The Brocktail

Tonight: SFist Editor Brock Keeling Guest Bartending At Gitane: He'll be serving up the Brocktail, a variation on the Vesper: "made with vodka, gin and Cocchi Americano Rosso in lieu of Lillet." Tip him heavily, folks, he's good people. If you're curious, tonight, the editors of San Francisco magazine will be drinking at their desks, the same way we do every Monday night. [H/t: SFist]

GQ Names Rickhouse One of 10 Best Whiskey Bars in America: Well, maybe we'll make an exception to our drinking at our desks rule this one time. [H/t: GQ]

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, Anti-Gay Catholic Leader, Decries Rhode Island's Marriage Equality As 'Injustice': In other news, the new Bishop of Oakland spends his time in soup kitchens serving food, washing dishes, and visiting jails. What a coincidence—today's Bible passage is Matthew 7:16. [H/t: The Huffington Post]

Gay gentlemen’s club stirs up the Castro: With plans for a new, um, gentleman's sitting room, the Castro might be getting more naked guys. Yet somehow we're ok with that. What about Supervisor Scott Wiener?  [H/t: SFgate]

Supervisor Breed is in Chicago with other "leaders and doers": The District 5 Diary raises questions about whether her office has filed the proper paperwork.  [H/t: District 5 Diary]

Translating all that Craigslist rental jargon: Hey, at least the apartment rentals section is better than Casual Encounters.  [H/t: Mission Mission]

Landmark Mansion at Page and Laguna For Sale: At $3 million, it's practically a steal for #48 on the official list of San Francisco landmarks. [H/t: Hayes Wire]

Fighting Words Against Big Data: Jaron Lanier's new book, Who Owns the Future? reviewed. And yet the Times forgets to credit us for the scoop. We'll be looking closely at their corrections page tomorrow.  [H/t: The New York Times]


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