Where To Drink New York


Brewery to Watch: Other Half Brewing, Brooklyn, NY

Behind the Scenes Rabi Abonour 1 comment

With just two pairs of hands and three 30-barrel fermenters, Matt Monahan and Sam Richardson of Other Half Brewing can only brew so much beer. But they have their eyes on the prize. Take a peek behind the scenes at the new Gowanus brewery. More

Don Lee Does More Than Just Seventies Cocktails at Golden Cadillac in NYC

Where to Drink: New York Roger Kamholz 1 comment

As drinkers tire of the (sometimes faux) gravitas that weighs down haute cocktailing, places like Golden Cadillac make more and more sense. Whether or not the cocktail program is successful is a more complicated question. More

Making Infused Digestifs With a Japanese Coffee Dripper at Piora, NYC

Where to Drink: New York Maryse Chevriere 6 comments

"The concept for the digestifs at Piora first came about because our head bartender, Shinya Yamao, had this idea to create a dessert cocktail featuring banana and rum but wanted to do it without any added sugar or fruit juice," explains Simon Kim, owner and general manager of Piora in New York's West Village. The logistics didn't seem clear until Yamao came across the Oji Water Dripper, a Japanese cold drip coffee machine that allows the consumer to control the level of extraction. More

Revamping Rum and Coke With Kola Nuts at Betony, NYC

Where to Drink: New York Roger Kamholz Post a comment

Not long ago, Betony got in an order of fresh kola nuts, which, to be exact, isn't a nut at all; it's a podded fruit borne of the kola tree, an evergreen plant found in the tropics of Africa. Kola nuts have long been prized thanks to their natural caffeine content, and the earliest cola-style soft drinks included kola nut as a main ingredient. More

Where to Drink Masala Chai in NYC

Where to Drink: New York Devorah Lev-Tov 3 comments

You can find close-to-authentic chai in New York City if you know where to go. Here's our guide to the best options in Queens, Manhattan, and Brooklyn. More

Fresh Suds and Friendly Service at Paulaner Bräuhaus, NYC

Where to Drink: New York Roger Kamholz 7 comments

The only Paulaner Bräuhaus in the western hemisphere recently landed in New York City. More

Taste in Technicolor: We Try the Brunch Cocktails at Alder in NYC

Where to Drink: New York Roger Kamholz 1 comment

Alder bar director Kevin Denton's dinnertime drink menu includes what I contend is a mighty nifty feature: the option to order several of the cocktails as "shorts." You get less than a full drink and pay half of the full price. For instance, you can have yourself a Bloody Mary tasting by ordering a trio of shorts. Our favorite: the Yellow Light, a bright, savory-sweet combination of pineapple, yellow pepper, and jalapeño tequila. More

Skeeball, Bowling, Board Games, and More: Our Favorite Brooklyn Bars With Games

Where to Drink: New York Niki Achitoff-Gray 10 comments

It's hard to tease out what takes a bar from middling watering hole to travel-worthy destination. After all, there are date bars and dive bars, beer bars and cocktail bars, hotel bars and dance bars; there are bars for music and celebrations, and there are quiet, empty bars for drinking yourself into a wallowing puddle of self-pity. But if there's one thing I've learned over my ever-so-extensive six years as an of-age drinker, it's that every bar can be improved by one simple addition: a sh*t-ton of games. More

What to Drink at Keens Steakhouse, New York

Where to Drink: New York Roger Kamholz Post a comment

I was curious, in a city where well-made cocktails have become the norm, if the bar at Keens—in so many ways a throwback to Old New York—had been left behind. More

Where To Drink Near Tourist Destinations in NYC

Where to Drink: New York Carey Jones 1 comment

As the holidays approach, Manhattan's major attractions draw bigger crowds than ever. And what does just about everyone need after a long day of sightseeing or holiday shopping? A drink. Here are our favorite drinking destinations near major tourist attractions. More

Cozy Up to Well-Crafted Cocktails at Wallflower in the West Village

Where to Drink: New York Roger Kamholz 1 comment

Cocktails at Wallflower, a new cocktail bar in New York's West Village, are the dominion of bartender Xavier Herit, who logged seven years behind the stick at the bar and lounge at Daniel before departing for his present post. More

First Look: New Brunch Cocktails at Saul at the Brooklyn Museum

First Look Maryse Chevriere 2 comments

At Saul's new home at the Brooklyn Museum, they've introduced a brunch and lunch service with a new list of cocktails to match. More

Where to Buy Spirits in Manhattan: The Best Liquor Stores

Where to Drink: New York Roger Kamholz 6 comments

Where should you shop for liquor in Manhattan? Here are 12 recommendations for standout shops to seek out. More

Where to Drink Coffee in New York's Financial District

Coffee Liz Clayton 4 comments

If you're a trader in need of a treat, or a venture capitalist in search of an adventurous cappuccino, we offer a brief survival guide. More

9 Brooklyn Restaurants With Great Cocktails

Where to Drink: New York Carey Jones 10 comments

Here are 9 Brooklyn restaurants with superior cocktails—go for a drink, or go for a meal, or the best option: both. More

First Look: Cocktails and Pintxos at Toro New York

First Look Maryse Chevriere 1 comment

A sherry-based daiquiri, four different gin and tonics, and more at the new Toro spinoff in Chelsea, with Spanish-inspired food from the chefs behind Boston's Clio, Uni, and Coppa. More

First Look: Cocktails from Sother Teague at Bergen Hill, Brooklyn

First Look Maryse Chevriere Post a comment

"All of our food items are intended to be paired directly with our cocktails, wine, and beer," explains Sother Teague, the creative force behind the cocktails at the new Cobble Hill spot Bergen Hill. The fish-focused restaurant and cocktail bar is owned by Ravi DeRossi, who's known for Death & Co., Mayahuel, Amor y Amargo, Gin Palace, and others. More

Where to Drink Coffee in Midtown Manhattan

Coffee Liz Clayton 10 comments

We've updated our midtown coffee guide from nearly two years ago to include some of the area's greatest new additions. More

First Look: Cocktails at Grace Gaelic Hospitality, NYC

First Look Maryse Chevriere Post a comment

"The story of Grace O'Malley is one I've been wanting to tell for a long time," says co-owner Danny McDonald of the inspiration behind the just-opened Murray Hill spot, Grace Gaelic Hospitality. "This is our tribute to the Pirate Queen of Ireland, her life's story, and to the history of Gaelic hospitality." More

10 Manhattan Restaurants With Great Cocktails

Where to Drink: New York Carey Jones 2 comments

There's no shortage of first-class cocktail bars in Manhattan. But increasingly, some of the best drinks in town come from the bars of restaurants. Here are our 10 favorite restaurant bars of late, with drinks the equal of any dedicated cocktail bar in town. More

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