Five parts vodka, one part gin is a "San Francisco Martini?" And it may have originated at a San Francisco institution? While our personal martini recipe is different (all gin plus a misting of dry vermouth), we still found this intriguing.
Plus, always a pleasure learning a tidbit about our city in another publication. Especially when it's booze oriented. Best of all: it's a "letter to the editor" -- sort of like the "comments" section for old, ink-based media, if you're unfamiliar.
We came across the following letter to the editor within the pages of the Old Grey Lady.