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The Making of an Irish Coffee: Buena Vista Cafe in San Francisco

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San Francisco Cliff House The Cliff House is not just any other ordinary restaurant - it is a National Landmark steeped in rich and glorious history. Located atop the cliffs north of Ocean Beach, it had 5 major incarnations since its establishment in 1858

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Irish Coffee in San Francisco

When Irish Coffee first came to America, it was served in San Francisco

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Irish Coffee from The Buena Vista Cafe: San Francisco : Food Network

Irish Coffee from The Buena Vista Cafe: San Francisco : Pouring nearly 2,000 Irish Coffees each day, The Buena Vista Cafe reigns supreme as master of the cream-capped glass. From the tulip-shaped goblet to the cane-sugar cubes, each element of this time-honored recipe has been tested to achieve the perfect balance of fresh-brewed coffee, Irish whiskey and lightly whipped cream. If you think you hate coffee, you’ve clearly never had one of these.

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Make Irish Coffee the Buena Vista Cafe Way

Make Irish Coffee the Buena Vista Cafe Way: After Guinness, the Irish coffee is quite possibly Ireland's most famous drink.

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Buena Vista, San Francisco: home of the first (and best, if I do say so myself) Irish Coffee in the U.S. It's first-come-first-serve and usually packed, but the tables turn quickly and the Irish Coffee and Crab Benedict are worth fighting the crowd for! (And this is coming from someone who doesn't drink whiskey or eat seafood)