Published September 06, 2013
The East Village’s New Gin Spot
You know what never gets old?
You know what else never gets old?
And speaking of those, here’s where you’ll drink gin tonight.
It’s The Winslow
, and it’s a homey East Village spot that’s exactly what you picture when you
hear the phrase “perfect pub.”
You’ll eat. You’ll drink. You’ll occasionally catch a rugby match played on flat-screens otherwise
hidden behind chalkboard menus. You’ll go home. You’ll wish you hadn’t.
Two main pearls of wisdom here: they’re big on gin—big enough to have a
of it, along with house-infused specialty tonics and a mezcal/gin hybrid (nothing but trouble
there). Also: there’s a crumpet menu. It’s where you’ll learn that duck confit crumpets exist.
As for you: tonight, post up at one of the wooded two-tops along the red tufted-leather banq
on the left wall. Push a couple together. Start ordering
Fuller’s (it’s on tap). See what happens. If you feel like ginning, gin. If not, you’ll be back.
No one can resist the siren song of gin forever.
243 E 14th St
New York, NY 10003