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Bars We Love: Polite Provisions, San Diego

Bars We Love: Polite Provisions, San Diego

Drinking is easy. Finding the right bar, not so easy. We’re here to help. As a public service to all of you thirsty explorers, every week we highlight the best bars in America and tell you what makes them so damn great. This week we’ve got a California bar with international street cred. NAME: Polite Provisions LOCATION: North Park, San Diego EST: 2013 ON THE JUKEBOX: Betty Davis, Bernard Purdie, Wanda Jackson WHAT TO ORDER (NEWBIES): Piña Verde: Green Chartreuse, pineapple juice, cream of coconut and lime juice, blended with ice WHAT TO ORDER (REGULARS): Kentucky Buck: bourbon, lemon juice, ginger syrup, Angostura bitters, fresh strawberry and club soda, served over ice WHY WE LOVE IT: San Diego’s Polite Provisions may look like an old-time soda fountain, but it’s churning out one of the most cutting-edge cocktail programs in the world. “There’s not another bar doing what we do at the volume we’re doing it,” owner Erick Castro says. “No one. We probably do more…