When a bar tosses around esoteric ingredients like habanero tincture, house-made lime cordial, Lillet foam and tomato water, it’s handy to have a libation or two on tap that can be served with just a flick of the wrist. That’s the case at the Grand Café Brasserie & Bar in San Francisco’s Theater District, a Kimpton restaurant. Bar manager Kristin Almy’s said her cocktails are “cheeky nods to the classics” made with top-shelf spirits, fresh ...

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