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A rent hike forced the East Village staple to close its doors for good.
The seemingly simple rum drink is, perhaps, the best litmus test for a bartender’s skill. These are the bars where it’s best.
At some unexpected spots, you’ll find bartenders who are happy to honor the once-beloved cocktail.
It may be impossible to mess this drink up, but there are places that make them much, much better, too.
It’s been hard to own such a hated drink.
The six bars where you’ll find the most excellent version of the world’s original cocktail.
The Pegu Club vet discusses his new bar, the differences between Japanese and American bartending styles, and why he sees himself as the Manny Pacquiao of the mixology world.
Bartenders are embracing the idea that it’s more than just a martini with an onion.
There are certain advantages to drinking at bars that also happen to be owned by the people actually making the drinks.
“I’ve always had a head for business and things that make money.”
Audrey Saunders’s influential bar opened nearly 10 years ago, and things haven’t been the same since.
“If you had an old horse you were trying to sell, you would put some ginger up its butt, and it would cock its tail up and be frisky …”
A proper dive takes decades of stasis and neglect, but these bars are spots to go if you want a watering hole that’s adverse to anything too fancy.
Even as drinks get more complicated, bars across America are nailing their menu designs.
As the city’s dives close with whiplash-inducing frequency, Robert Simonson looks at six spots that you should visit before it’s too late.