Press Archive

A Great Place for Couples 2019

2017 James Beard Foundation Book Award Winner

JBF Editors, April 25, 2017

A Book Adds Rigor to the Laid-Back World of Tiki Cocktails

Robert Simonson, The New York TImes, August 2016

Distilled Focus: The Bay Area's Bucket-List Bars for Spirit Connoisseurs

Virginia Miller, Where Magazine, October 2015

Great Tiki Bars That Take You Far, Far Away

Corina Quinn, Travel and Leisure, 2016

The Best Tiki Bars in America

Drew Lazor, Time Out New York, July 2015

A Bar Sprint in a Cocktail-Crazed City

Robert Simonson, The New York Times, April 26, 2013

Staging a Rum Rebellion

Pete Wells, NY Times, December 1, 2009

A New Tropical Paradise

Jordan Mackay, Diners Journal New York Times, December 4, 2009

Smuggler’s Cove makes its debut

Jon Bonné, San Francisco Chronicle, December 8, 2009

San Francisco Gets a Temple to Rum

Jon Bonné, San Francisco Chronicle, June 4, 2009

Triumvirate Rum: Customer Appreciation You Can Sip

Lou Bustamante, SF Weekly, April 29, 2011

Becoming Part of the Smuggler's Cove Club

Jessica Battilana, 7X7 Magazine, April 19, 2010

The Rum of the Ancient Mariner: Smuggler’s Cove Worthy of Hype

Jordan Mackay, 7X7 Magazine, December 4, 2009

Thank The (Tiki) Gods: Martin Cate is Coming to SF

Jordan Mackay, 7X7 Magazine, June 3, 2009

I am... Martin Cate

Jane Ryan, Class Magazine, October 20, 2012

Smuggler’s Cove (Video)

Oh Gosh! TV, May 8, 2010

Wine Enthusiast’s Annual Wine Star Awards

Wine Enthuisast, August 26, 2011


Martin Cate Unveils Smuggler’s Cove in All Its Tiki Glory

NBC Bay Area, December 4, 2009

Smuggler's Cove

Difford's Guide, April 26, 2011

You're Doing It All Wrong: How to Make a Mai Tai with Martin Cate (Video), March 9, 2010

Smuggler's Cove San Francisco (Video)

Foodography, YouTube, August 31, 2011

Interview with Jeff "Beachbum" Berry

LA Times Magazine, May 24, 2010

Martin Cate Blows the Lid (Almost) off Tiki Oasis

Matthew Rowley, Rowley's Whiskey Forge, August 31, 2010

2010 in Spirits and Cocktails: Mezcal, Tiki's Comeback, and Friendly Bartenders

Paul Clarke, Serious Eats Drinks, December 29, 2010

Martin Cate of Smuggler’s Cove: The SFoodie Interview

SF Weekly, December 14, 2009

Born to Rum: Smuggler’s Cove opening

Matt Bloom, San Francisco Magazine, December 14, 2009

Smuggler’s Cove in Pictures and Words

Camper English, Alcademics, December 5, 2009

Smuggler’s Cove Snapshot

Married…with dinner, December 4, 2009

Escape to Smuggler’s Cove

The Inadvertent Gardener, December 7, 2009

Martin Cate Unveils Smuggler’s Cove in All Its Tiki Glory

Eater SF, December 4, 2009

The House that Martin Built

A Gentleman’s Manifesto, December 6, 2009

Smuggler’s Cove Opens Tonight

SFist, December 8, 2009

The Dead Reckoning at Nirvino (Video)

See a how-to video of one of Martin’s best drinks! Filmed at his home bar, January 9, 2009

An Interview with Martin Cate

Matt Robold, RumDood, October 5, 2009

Bar Brands

Kara Newman, Wine Enthuisast, June 3, 2010