Fernet: Totally Street

Over at the SF Appeal today, Things San Franciscans Like: Fernet. Yes we do! (Although I can’t get with this ginger back B.S.) Here’s a snippet:

A quick Google search of Fernet will reveal that it is a type of Italian bitter typically served as a digestif after a meal. According to Wikipedia, it is also the national beverage of Argentina, and in a San Franciscan’s mind anytime you mix South America with Europe you get something that is totally street.



I Drink A Shit Ton of Fernet

Cooking With Fernet

3 Responses to “Fernet: Totally Street”

  1. olu says:

    yeah, its totally one of the judging tools people use to separate the mission wheat from the marina chaff…

  2. Stucco Sux says:

    Or the lomo from the garden burger.

  3. Corinna says:

    Ginger back is a set of training wheels for the novice fernet drinker. I got mine in Buenos Aires and was able to get rid of that weak B.S. before I came to San Francisco. Now I’m proud to be mission lomo!