Freshly shaved truffles and stuffed olives add an indulgent twist to a classic cocktail
Mixologist Yusef Austin found inspiration for his Black Truffle Martini within the confines of Strip House, one of New York’s much lauded steakhouses. Austin, who crafts cocktail recipes for Strip House and other New York hotspots (like Troy Liquor Bar and Dos Caminos), can explain the genesis ... More
Japanese fusion restaurant Zuma has won over the hearts of celebrities and notable industry gastronomes for years. Now, the trendy London-based spot has landed in New York City and is making waves in the upscale dining scene.
The beloved menu touts creative Japanese fare—think: roasted lobster with shiso-ponzu butter and grilled ... More
Raise a glass to the end of winter with one of these refreshing drinks
Wave goodbye to winter and welcome spring with a few deliciously refreshing cocktails. These seasonal drinks are made with fresh ingredients, including berries and mint, to revive your senses after the cold, dreary months. Make them for yourself or prepare a whole batch and serve them at parties. No doubt ... More
The infusion of light and citrusy flavors makes this cocktail a breath of fresh air
Trendy hotspot TAO Downtown is famous for their expansive list of creative cocktail offerings, and this sake-based brew is no exception. Bursting with earthy flavors from Enter Jumani sake and refreshing cucumber vodka, this subtle and delicious drink pairs perfectly with savory dishes.
“The sake itself is fairly earthy ... More
New York City’s Greenwich Village is filled with history. Take, for example, 116 MacDougal Street, which in its 1960s heyday was frequented by Beat legends like Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and Gregory Corso—not to mention artists like Bob Dylan.
Now, the landmark space is home to elegant subterranean cocktail den ... More
A combination of rich, distinctive liquors is the defining feature of the standout Red Carpet cocktail from New York's 21 Club. Inspired by the Academy Awards, the cocktail is a nod to the bar's inclusion in several Oscar-winning films, like Wall Street and One Fine Day. The libation's ... More
Cinnamon is the secret ingredient in this whiskey cocktail
Add a little French twist to your post-dinner dessert with a unique cocktail that will definitely warm you up on chilly winter evenings. A balance of sweet and tart, mixologist Cyllan Hicks cleverly created the perfect whiskey drink with a splash of rosemary and cinnamon.
“I’m always looking for unique liquors ... More
With the huge variety of indulgent dessert libations out there, swapping a piece of chocolate cake for a candied cocktail is the latest “it” trend come dinner’s end. This digestif cocktail—a nod to the aromatic and sweet Bartlett pear—is served at New York’s chic bistro The Bar Room ... More
Be prepared for an unexpected (and amazing) flavor combination
Putting sriracha, fish sauce and kaffir lime leaf into a cocktail may not be standard at most joints, but at the sexy subterranean Midnight Rambler it’s all the rage to blend unconventional flavors—in fact, this bold brew is received with overwhelming fanfare by the most adventurous of palettes.
Master bartenders ... More