Holy Mountain

January 3, 2017

Bartender Spotlight: Troy Bayless of Holy Mountain

by Chris Cabrera

I sat down and had coffee with Troy Bayless, the co-owner and bar manager of Holy Mountain, a bar tucked upstairs from Hawker Fare restaurant in San Francisco’s Mission District. Troy’s an interesting guy and I had a lot fun talking to him about what he’s been up to and what Holy Mountain is all about. I’ve always known you as the guy […]

April 29, 2016

Event Recap: Kayoko’s Cherry Blossom Cobbler Birthday Festival 3000

by Sarah Han

Last Thursday, we celebrated a momentous occasion – Kayoko’s 36th birthday! Collaborating with our friends at Holy Mountain, we threw a party that we dubbed Kayoko’s Cherry Blossom Cobbler Birthday Festival 3000. If you’ve never been to Holy Mountain, you’re missing out. Perched above Hawker Fare’s San Francisco location on Valencia Street, it’s exactly the kind of watering hole […]

April 12, 2016

Upcoming Event: Kayoko’s Cherry Blossom Cobbler Birthday Festival 3000

by Kayoko Akabori

April 21st — my birthday — is a big deal in Kayokoland. In high school, my best friends would show up at my bedroom window with balloons and breakfast. My 21st birthday was spent in Positano, Italy, like Marisa Tomei in Only You (best romcom!). I turned 27 in a seedy karaoke bar in downtown […]