Dogwood - Wine & Spirits Magazine


Owner Alexeis Filipello slings cocktails and dishes charcuterie by the pound at Dogwood, a tiny space located right on the edge of Oakland’s Uptown neighborhood. Step up to the reclaimed-wood bar and warm up with a Stone’s Throw (Johnny Drum Bourbon, ginger syrup, ginger beer, lemon and orange bitters), then hit the meat counter for a plate of cured, hand-cut meats and cheeses before exploring the other liquid offerings. Warning: the Tequila-based Zona Rosa, which has a nice Cynar bite, goes too well with the duck salami to stop at just one.

This review appears in the print edition of the October 2011 issue.
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