Ginny’s Supper Club

Ginned Up

Red Rooster’s Subterranean Jazz Club

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About last weekend.

It began innocent enough. Beer. In a bar. A few peanut shells on the floor.

But somewhere along the way, beer turned to car bombs. And then car bombs turned to a Guinness dunk tank.

So when Saturday rolls around again, perhaps you’ll consider easing up on the throttle.

Cuing the smooth jazz...

Welcome to Ginny’s Supper Club, a brassy, bourbony basement lounge space that’s located one flight beneath Red Rooster, now open.

If the Harlem Renaissance were ever going to have a renaissance, it would happen here. In a crimson-and-leather club spot that’ll play host to poets, authors, rock stars, DJs and, more often than not, a big, blustery, 17-piece jazz band.

You’ll come here in search of small plates, sax solos and... we’re pretty sure you don’t need a reason beyond that. On Sundays, they’ll bring out the horns. That’s when you’ll snag one of the stage-side seats, order a Dandridge (aquavit, sweet vermouth, a twist of orange rind) and let the slide trombones take you away.

On Saturdays, you’d be wise to focus on the food. Grab a bistro table and at least a quarter of chef Marcus Samuelsson’s new bar menu (think jerk veal tongue on Chinese buns and five-spice-cured duck). Or just enough dishes to keep you busy until after midnight. Because that’s when open mic will typically start.

Bryan Adams cover band: assemble.

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Ginny’s Supper Club
310 Lenox Ave
(at 126th St)
New York, NY 10027
212-792-9001
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