Gallery: Cocktails from New York Wine & Food Festival's Astor Hours Event at the Public Theater

Shake it up
Shake it up
Caffeinated Cocktails
Caffeinated Cocktails
How to stay strong until the party wrapped up at 2 am? This XO XO XO cocktail: Patron's tequila-based coffee liqueur "XO Cafe Espresso" mixed with Patron Anejo and topped with whipped cream and freshly grated cinnamon.
Soul Bounce
Soul Bounce
Clase Azul Plata tequila with pink grapefruit juice and lavender honey, topped off with some sparkling water and sea salt.
2 Tone Ska
2 Tone Ska
Pyrat Rum with lime juice, orange juice, pineapple juice, pomegranate grenadine, and Citronge (Patron's orange liqueur), served over crushed ice and finished with a few drops of Dale DeGroff's Pimento Bitters.
Ladle Lady
Ladle Lady
She's ladling "Rhythm and Booze," an apple cider punch made with Patron Reposado, lemon juice, spiced syrup, fresh ginger juice and sparkling wine.
Hip Beat
Hip Beat
Patron Reposado with pink grapefruit juice and Aperol, shaken and strained over ice, topped off with some sparkling water.
More to Pour
More to Pour
Mini Crab Rolls
Mini Crab Rolls
This was decidedly a drink event more than a food one, but there were some nibbles in between sips. These bite-sized crab rolls on mini brioche buns came from Andrew Carmellini and his chef Michael Oliver at The Public.
More Crab Rolls
More Crab Rolls
"The Foodie Magician"
Josh Beckerman calls himself “the foodie magician." He just may sneak up behind you at the bar and start making his business card levitate. He also bent one of my quarters and accurately guessed my lunch that day (Taim falafel).