Eating + Drinking

Get Creative With Your Cocktails!

No bartender? No problem.

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When you can’t pull up a stool at the bar, bring the booze to you! Or take a seat at one of NYC’s best haunts for safe outdoor dining and drinking.

SIP: You’re the Wine Expert at Coast and Valley

Try a few West Coast vinos and California-inspired cuisine from this laid-back wine bar in Greenpoint.

Photo by Sayaka Ueno

DRINK: Margaritas Frozen or on the Rocks?

Tonight pair Kuxé’s authentic Mexican fare with a tequila cocktail made with Agavero, aquafaba, cucumber purée, and lime.

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SIP: Sapporo, Sake, and Soju From Le Sia

Tonight, if you’re In the Mood for Love, you might also crave a taste of gin, elderflower, strawberry purée, lemon juice, and fresh mint.

ORDER: Abe’s Pagoda Bar Brings the Party to You

Spice up your evening with an Oaxacan Penicillin (mezcal, tequila, single-malt scotch, and palo santo bitters).

Photo courtesy of Abe’s Pagoda Bar

DRINK: Mister Paradise Returns

Tonight this East Village bar opens its doors once again, welcoming back locals to its stunning Art Deco space and creative cocktails.

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BREW: A Lucky Irish Potion in FiDi

Make (and take) two Laughing Leprechaun and Pride of Paddy shots, while tasting Irish-inspired appetizers and entrées.

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FIND: A Cocktail Bar Under Chelsea Market

If you’re ready for spring, be sure to order the Botanical Bloom, a fruity mix of orange-infused vodka, pineapple, lime, and amaretto.

VISIT: The Fruitiest Bar in the East Village

Stay Golden with a gin, pineapple turmeric shrub, chili pepper, and honey cocktail from the Pineapple Club.

Photo courtesy of Pineapple Club/Facebook

DRINK: Rosé All Day, Thanks to Ardesia

We’re over the snow, so we’re pretending summer came early with a three-pack of this wine bar’s best pink vino. Now you can order for contact-less delivery!

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ENJOY: A Bit of Boozy Brooklyn Hospitality

Do the Right Thing and order a vodka and limoncello cocktail of the same name from Flatbush rum bar MangoSeed + Zurilee.

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BUY: Cocktail Kits From Cookshop

Whether you prefer it shaken or stirred, now you have everything you need to mix the perfect vodka or gin martini.

DRINK: Keep Those Dry January Vibes Going!

Try not to be tempted by Soho Diner’s jalapeño-infused pink margaritas, but instead imbibe an Orange Julius restorative cocktail.

Photo courtesy of Soho Diner/Facebook

INDULGE: A Dessert and Cocktail All in One

Hamilton Hall sweetens up its drinks menu with a S’mores Hot Cocoa—Stoli Vanilla, Baileys, and, of course, a flamed marshmallow.

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DRINK: Happy Hour at Bonnie Vee

Pick your poison: $5 Narragansetts, wine discounts, or taking a chance on the bartender’s choice.

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DRINK: You’re Invited to the Penthouse

Raise a cup of hot whiskey cider or pumpkin pie hot chocolate inside one of 230 Fifth Rooftop’s cozy igloos.

CHEERS!: Patent Pending’s Hidden Bar

Grab a classic cocktail (inside or out!) at this dreamy speakeasy-within-a-speakeasy, located in the Radio Wave Building.

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SIP: A Cocktail or Two at A.R.T. SoHo

Enjoy a much needed day (or night!) out at the Arlo’s casual-chic patio space and year-round rooftop.

Photo courtesy of A.R.T. Arlo SoHo

TRY: Modern Takes on Classic Cocktails

Tonight Death & Co’s signature drinks are yours for the taking. (Try the Sky Ladder, with sherry, coconut liqueur, and a hint of yuzu.)

VISIT: A Farm-to-Bar Cocktail Café on the UES

Secure a spot at Festivál’s Mixology Table for a unique cocktail-and-food pairing.

Photo courtesy of FestivÁl/Facebook

SHOP: Books and Booze To Go

The Bronx’s only bookstore, The Lit.Bar, reopens its doors to readers and wine lovers alike.

SIP: Margaritas and Micheladas

Spend happy hour at Chavela’s, a Brooklyn staple known for its Mexican fare and top-notch tequila list.

Photo courtesy of Chavela’s La Cocina Mexicana/Facebook

TRY: Seasonal Cocktails at the Crown

Hit up the 21st floor of Hotel 50 Bowery for a Daydreamer (gin, soto sake, and habañero bitters) and stunning skyline views.

SIP: Cocktails From 67 Orange Street

Can you take the heat? Try a sip of the Smoky and Spicy, with mezcal, jalapeño-infused tequila, and chile liqueur.

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DO: Crack Open a Lager in the Yard

Threes Brewing welcomes pilsner, IPA, and pale ale drinkers back to its new outdoor bar space in Gowanus.

DRINK: And Donate With Dante

In addition to offering its classic single-serve tipples for pickup, the legendary NYC bar is also providing meals to hospital workers daily (and you can help).

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Photo courtesy of Dante/Facebook

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