Thad Vogler Celebrates Calvados at San Francisco's Trou Normand

Amy Cavanaugh

Brandy is the focus at San Francisco’s Trou Normand, where Calvados, Cognac and Armagnac dominate the drink list, and housemade charcuterie and American dishes compose the food menu. While the food is excellent and the space—with high ceilings and a marble bar—is lovely, the drinks are the main focus. Thad Vogler (also of sister spot Bar Agricole) and his team go to France each...