The Bar of the Month: Fauna
What: Fauna, the sister bar to restaurant Flora in Downtown Oakland.
Vibe: art deco shaken and stirred with film noir memorabilia and taxidermy.
Prices: House cocktails, $8; draft beer, $3–$5.
Order: Dial D for Derby (Four Roses bourbon, grapefruit juice, and coffee-honey syrup).
Snack on: The classic shrimp cocktail.
What to wear: Distinctive eyeglasses.
1900 Telegraph Ave. (at 19th st.), Oakland, 510-286-0100
Originally published in the January 2013 issue of San Francisco.