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The 5 Best Tequila Bars In NYC

Enjoy tequila on the rocks, in a margarita or straight up at these NYC bars, specializing in this dangerously strong booze.

03/01/2013

2.25.13 Beer

The N.J. Craft Beer Boom

Not since before prohibition has the Garden State seen more locally brewed beer. NJ Monthly magazine tapped into the craft beer bonanza in its latest issue. Editor Ken Schlager stopped by The Couch to fill us in on the state’s beer history and the current craft beer boom.

02/25/2013

2.22.13 Margaritas

The Couch Celebrates National Margarita Day

Master mixologist Lynette Marrero returned to The Couch to show us how us some fun takes on the classic cocktail.

02/22/2013

Super Bowl Party

Watch Out, Or Your Super Bowl Party Could Get You Sued

The countdown to the Super Bowl is on, and that means come that Sunday in February a lot of people will be throwing parties – with chips, beer, and maybe lawsuits on the menu, too.

01/22/2013

Champagne

The 5 Best Bars For Champagne Cocktails In NYC

New Year’s celebrations call for popping bottles of champagne with the ones you love. When you’re looking to mix it up from your usual glass of Prosecco or bottle of Brut, visit these New York City bars for the best in champagne cocktails

12/28/2012

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The 6 Best Hot Cocktails For Fall In NYC

Winter is sneaking up on us and New Yorkers are looking to get cozy during the late autumn chill. From old faithfuls like spiked hot chocolates to fancy spiced mulled wines, here are a few warming cocktails.

12/06/2012

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NYC’s 9 Best Holiday Cocktails

From boozy pumpkin milkshakes to spiked ciders, these New York City restaurants and bars are offering the best cocktails to get you into the Thanksgiving spirit.

11/21/2012

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NYC’s 5 Best New Beer Cocktails For Fall

The beer cocktail trend isn’t going anywhere, as NYC bartenders continue to add malted ingredients to their mixology. Here are some of the best cocktails featuring a splash of brew this fall season.

10/11/2012

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The 5 Best Cocktail Bars In The East Village

If you’re looking to do a cocktail crawl, the East Village is the place to be, although it may be more enjoyable to spread these five stops out over a few evenings.

10/09/2012

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The 5 Best Cocktail Bars In Chelsea

Check out Chelsea for a glimpse of glamour as you sneak into secret dens for expertly crafted cocktails.

09/13/2012

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NYC’s 7 Best Summertime Happy Hours

Summertime brings with it temptation to skip the customary weeknight activities – hitting the gym, running errands, doing laundry – and hit the bar instead. These haunts are offering cheap drinks and discount eats for happy hour this season.

08/21/2012

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The 7 Best Oyster Happy Hours In Manhattan

Slurp down a handful of Blue Points, Beausoleils and West Coast oysters for only $1 each. Add in drink deals and the occasional cheap clam special and you’ll find some of the happiest happy hours in NYC.

CBS New York–08/20/2012

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NYC’s 5 Best Bars For Rum Selections

Have you recovered from your National Tequila Day bender? Good. Because August 16 is National Rum Day.

CBS New York–08/16/2012

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NYC’s 5 Best Restaurants For Sangria

This easy-drinking concoction is a staple at many Latin restaurants, but variations abound, each with signature flavors of the cuisines with which they are paired. These five restaurants offer a wide range of sangrias to suit your mood.

CBS New York–07/03/2012

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Manhattan’s 6 Best Bars For Foodies

These days, most New Yorkers are self-proclaimed “foodies.” From bloggers to anyone with an Instagram account – Manhattan is filled with people who live to eat. Here are the best haunts to hit up when you’re craving a nosh.

CBS New York–06/27/2012

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