Welcome to the world of Max Garrone.
Made in San Francisco, California.

Writing and Projects

Current Projects

Mezcalistas.com a blog devoted to the world of mezcal. I also curate tastings and consult in the same world.

Max’s Espresso Map – Where to find a decent espresso.

Where to Eat – What it says.


I’ve written for Salon.com, SFGate.com, and a wide variety of publications. I continue to write for clients like TED as well as my  blog covering the world of mezcal, Mezcalistas.com, my personal blog maxgarrone.com, and my blog on SF police blotters Incidents of Interest.

Here’s a quick set of links to some of my best writing:

Everything you were afraid to ask about “Mulholland Drive”

Are we victorious yet?

The sorrow of war

A venture capitalist for terrorists

Misha Glenny’s “The Balkans” and Michael Ignatieff’s “Virtual War”

Reds, whites and blue laws