This is a challenge to myself. I've been wanting to do this for a while, but while I was doing research on it I found out someone's been giving it a shot for over a year now. You can check out her progress at everybarinsanfrancisco.wordpress.com. I got a little discouraged and decided to abandon the challenge. But then I heard some great advise from Chris Hardwick's Nerdist podcast, "Just because someone invented dinner doesn't mean you can't eat."
So I'm doing it, and I'm going to do it faster and gruffer, the way a hardcore alcoholic would approch something like this. As I knock them back, I'll keep my progress updated with photos and maybe a few lines on what I liked or hated. Anyone is San Francisco is free to join in my travels or play the home game and just have a drink for every bar that I post.
Here's a quick map of what I'm attempting, give or take some dots: