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NYC’s 3 Best Bars For Greenmarket Cocktails

August 24, 2011 1:14 PM

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New York’s greenmarkets are not only an inspiration to city chefs, but to bartenders as well. Drink to your health and make the most of summer’s bounty before it’s gone with a fresh ingredient cocktail at one of these NYC bars. By Selena Ricks-Good.
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Trestle on Tenth

242 10th Ave.
New York, NY
(212) 645-5659
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See Also: Best Bars Near The High Line

In conjunction with the reopening of Trestle on Tenth’s renovated patio, the Swiss brasserie facing The High Line is offering a new garden-inspired cocktail menu. Sip your daily vitamin intake with the Rhubarb Wrangle (Herradura Tequila, rhubarb and Cynar artichoke bitters) or the Belle of the Ball (Tito’s Vodka, Yellow Chartreuse, red bell pepper, mint, grapefruit juice and lemon juice).

Franny’s

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295 Flatbush Ave.
Brooklyn, NY
(718) 230-0221
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This Prospect Heights restaurant is mostly known for its artisanal pizza and farm-sourced menu, but be sure to check out the drink menu at the bar while you wait for your table. Many of the drinks include edible garnishes such as the Greenmarket Gin and Tonic (Beefeater Gin, tonic and a variety of fresh vegetables) or the Ramp Gibson (Bulldog Gin, dry vermouth and pickled ramps).

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Five Leaves

18 Bedford Ave.
Brooklyn, NY
(718) 383-5345
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Greenpoint’s Australian oyster bar serves up an impressive menu of cocktails to go with the farmhouse fare. Refresh with the Watermelon & Basil (gin, St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur, watermelon, opel basil and Peychaud’s Bitters) or the Winthrop Gimlet (Bison Grass Vodka, arugula, cucumber and lime juice).

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Selena Ricks-Good writes about drinks and produces events as The Dizzy Fizz.

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