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The World’s Best Classic Cocktails In The Bars That Invented Them

There’s nothing better than kicking back on vacation with a classic local cocktail, and nothing worse than being interrupted by some blowhard waxing poetic about the drink’s storied “history”. Unless you’re the blowhard, and you’re sitting at the exact bar where the drink was invented.

04/04/2014

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Honesty Bars: The Bars Where You Pay Whatever You Want

If you’ve ever stayed at a boutique hotel abroad, odds are you’ve come across a “Seriously, where on earth did the bartender go — oh wait, there is no bartender?” honesty bar.

03/26/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Mardi Gras Parties & Celebrations

Cajun cuisine, strong cocktails (and of course beads) make for a Mardi Gras celebration to remember. Fat Tuesday is kicking off a seasonal celebration — party at one of these NYC bars and restaurants hosting wild, New Orleans-style events.

02/27/2014

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NYC’s Best Bars For A Martini

Whether you like them shaken or stirred, martinis have stood the test of time as a classic cocktail. Check out these New York City martini bars for the best versions of the cocktail in the big apple.

02/11/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Chocolate Cocktails For Valentine’s Day

More so than any other holiday, Valentine’s Day is marked by chocolate, sugar and booze. Find them all in one sweet concoction with these indulgent cocktails.

02/03/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Cups Of Hot Chocolate

Hot cocoa may be the perfect cure to this cold weather. We’re big hot chocolate fans here at CBSNewYork, so we rounded up the best cups we could find.

CBS New York–01/16/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Bloody Marys

If ever there was a day for a Bloody Mary—perhaps the platonic ideal of a beverage for brunch or the hair of dog—it was January 1. Here’s where to go. By Jessica Allen. Amigos, in […]

12/30/2013

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NYC’s 5 Best Cups Of Spiked Hot Tea

Fancy a hot cuppa tea to warm your insides on this freezing cold evening? We know we could use a little more than hot chocolate to keep us warm. These are the best spots for grown-up tea parties.

CBS New York–12/23/2013

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NYC’s 9 Best Fall Cocktails

Forget last season’s frozen margaritas and blended piña coladas in favor of this fall’s cocktails made with strong spices and warm flavor notes. Get toasty with these autumn-inspired cocktails served at New York City bars and restaurants.

10/09/2013

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NYC’s 8 Best New York Fashion Week Cocktails

You won’t need to be on the guest list during New York Fashion Week to find a front row seat to taste runway-inspired cocktails at some of the city’s most stylish restaurants.

09/04/2013

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Seen At 11: Sipping Danger, Crafty Criminals Could Be Drugging Your Drinks

Reports of drink spiking incidents are on the rise. Products once referred to as “date rape drugs” have been used by criminals to facilitate robbery and assault on men and women.

09/02/2013

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5 Great Juice Bars In NYC

Drink your way to better health by visiting one of these juice bars, purveyors of freshness, temples of nutrients, vendors of all-nature goodness.

08/28/2013

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NYC’s 5 Best Root Beer Floats

Creamy ice cream and bubbly soda are a match made in dessert heaven, and you have the perfect excuse to indulge in a root beer float on Tuesday, National Root Beer Float Day.

08/06/2013

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NYC’s 9 Best Mojitos

Cuba’s popular cocktail, the Mojito, is a delicious way to beat the heat with refreshing flavors of lime and mint. These New York City bars are offering the best of both traditional and creative mojitos for a taste of a Havana vacation in a glass.

07/30/2013

Nightlife & Music Summer Time Bars

7 Best Summertime Bars In New York

From sidewalk seating and rooftop bars to backyard “gardens,” you’re only a block or two away from al fresco imbibing throughout most of the city. What you seek in a summertime bar is an outdoor space with quality beverages, chill attitude and with any luck, a killer view.

07/17/2013

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