So continue the reading you’ve already proven so adept at these past two sentences...
Here’s the Bennett, a very Tribecan spot from the Raines Law Room team. It’s open now.
Two options here: bring a date and impress them with your knowledge of comely, gold-hued, narrow cocktail bars, or bring yourself, sit at the bar, look mysterious and wait for one of those “Hello, attractive stranger” moments from the movies to occur.
Our offhand recs are the Good Evening, Spitfire (ancho liqueur, mezcal, coconut milk and cold brew)—it arrives in a coffee mug—and the Madame George, because that’s a beautiful song.
Food is a bigger deal here than at Raines or Dear Irving. The melt/burger hybrid and the cauliflower croquettes want you to try them, and so do we. Here they are, looking good in the slideshow.
And in the tradition of these guys’ places, you’ve got the button at your table you can press to light up a spot on the mirror behind the bar, thus summoning someone to handle your becks and calls.
Nothing beats a good summoning.