Beth Demmon


Love Handles: Get into Some West Coast IPA and Duck-Fat Fries at San Jose’s Original Gravity Public House

From our Love Handles files on beer bars we love: Original Gravity is an influential pioneer bolstering the Bay Area beer scene.

San Diego’s Live Wire Has a Legendary Jukebox and Great Local IPA on Tap

From our Love Handles files on beer bars we love: This unfussy dive helped San Diego develop a palate for craft, and it remains one of the city’s must-visits.

The Watering Hole in Tokyo Has Your Gyoza & Gose

From our Love Handles department for beer bars we love: In Japan’s eclectic and hectic drinking scene, Watering Hole remains a Tokyo craft-beer pioneer.

The Trappist in Oakland Knows How to Pour and Present Your Belgian Ales

In this pick from our Love Handles department for beer bars we love, here’s a classic Belgian pub experience—on the American West Coast.

Tijuana’s Public House Has Beermosas and Welcomes Your Perro

From our Love Handles department for the beer bars we enjoy most: This pioneering destination is for anyone seeking Baja flavors with cerveza artesanal in one of Mexico’s best beer cities.

Love Handles: The Avenue Pub of New Orleans

This welcome respite from French Quarter debauchery boasts an impressive selection of beers and whiskeys.

Breakout Brewer: Burning Beard Colors Outside the Lines

Like the punk-rock pioneers who inspire them, Burning Beard rejects standard operating procedure and embraces a unique set of values that have helped to set them apart from the crowded San Diego beer scene.

Beer Bars We Love in Richmond, Antwerp, & Olympia

In this edition of Love Handles—where we put the spotlight on the world's great beer bars—we check out The Cask in Richmond, Virginia; the Ware Jacob in Antwerp, Belgium; and the Eastside Club Tavern in Olympia, Washington.