Two Places to Have Cocktails This Week

Tonight, May 25th, is the kick-off of ~BERETTA’S~ guest bartender series, with Brooke Arthur (formerly of Range)! She will be previewing three of Prospect’s cocktails, which may include the Vicious Cycle, Central City, and Kokomo. 5:30pm-12:30am. 1199 Valencia St. at 23rd St., 415-695-1199.

And then on Thursday May 27th, it’s Tropicana Latin Thursdays at ~MADRONE ART BAR~. Macchu Pisco Sours, made by La Mar bartender Adrian Vazquez, will only be $5. The drink special runs from 9pm-12am. DJ Don Bustamante will be playing, and there are free salsa dancing lessons at 9pm. 500 Divisadero St. at Fell, 415-241-0202.