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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Tuesday, Aug 9, 2011 at 1:33 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Science of Sipping

The Science of Sipping

The San Francisco Cocktail Week schedule has been announced. Here are the events that tempt. Read »

Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 3:14 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

San Francisco Cocktail Week Returns

San Francisco Cocktail Week Returns

It's year five for the fancy-pants pour-fest. And fancy-pants pour-fests? Rock. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 31, 2010 at 12:30 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

San Francisco Cocktail Week

San Francisco Cocktail Week

Happy hours, cookouts and other convivialities mark the merry Bay-close imbibing. Read »

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A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Drive points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.
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ALYSIA GRAY PAINTER Alysia Gray Painter has blogged for NBCLA.com since October 2008, covering Los Angeles go-outs, restaurants, museums, hotels, as well as nearby Worth the Drive destinations. She served as the West Coast Managing Editor for AOL CityGuide, as well as the Los Angeles editor; she has also written for Bark magazine, McSweeney's, Modern Humorist, and PBS programs and publications.