Published December 06, 2013
On the Record
Cocktails and Jazz in Greenwich Village
Yesterday marked 80 years since Prohibition’s repeal.
Never. Stop. Celebrating...
Welcome to Analogue
, a lo-fi, low-key Greenwich Village imbibing spot with cocktails from an
Employees Only vet. It’s open... now.
Step inside, won’t you? Into this dark, sexy land
of supple, communal banquettes, candlelight and jazz on vinyl. And
plenty of drinking material throughout.
By all means, bring a date. Sail past the bar and the blues and jazz photography (all originals by the man
who took the photo of Hendrix worshipping his flaming Stratocaster at Monterey). Grab the far corner of the
the bar. Those bistro tables in front of you: early-20th-century French unpolished
marble. Say that. Watch date nod approvingly.
Now order your drink, the Matahari
: cognac, chai-infused sweet vermouth, lemon and pomegranate, garnished
with dried rosebuds. If, in the course of human events, your date ends up wanting it, too, good. You planned
it that way. It’ll be charming. Besides, both of you are then splitting stout-braised rabbit rillettes, so
Eventually, live jazz will happen here. For now, settle for jazz and blues from their extensive record
collection, played on a vintage ’50s Thorens turntable.
The best kind of settling.
19 W 8th St
(between 5th and MacDougal)
New York, NY 10011