The Boathouse Restaurant and Lounge
The Hamptons’ newest hot spot is a mix of nature and fun. You can dock your boat and enjoy dinner and dancing at the posh establishment.
“A Grey Goose L’Orange Summer Tea is perfect to cool off from the summer heat.” – Nightlife director Matt Levine.
Orange Summer Tea
2 oz orange flavored vodka (we recommend Grey Goose L’Orange)
.5 oz iced tea
Sliced orange rounds
Pour vodka, iced tea and a dash of simple syrup to taste over ice. Stir flavors together and then top with fresh mint and sliced orange rounds.
Major celebs flock to this chic Lower East Side lounge. Some social angling is in order be sure to have your name on the list as this exclusive spot has a strict door policy.
Fresh Berry Vodka Lemonade
2 oz vodka
.5 oz fresh squeezed lemonade
Raspberries for garnish
1 tbsp sugar
In a cocktail shaker combine the vodka, lemonade, sugar and ice. Shake until thoroughly mixed. Pour into glass and garnish with raspberries and a lemon wedge.
The Bowery Hotel
The duo that brought the Maritime Hotel and the Waverly Inn kept classic nostalgia in mind when creating The Bowery. Hoteliers Eric Goode and Sean MacPherson developed this swanky hipster-drawing boutique hotel with a chic downtown vibe.
With fresh juices, it’s a perfect refresher for brunch or an afternoon at the pool
– James Stuart, Food & Beverage Director for The Bowery and Jane Hotels
2 oz Mekhong Thai Rice Rum (or substitute for another golden rum)
.5 oz orange juice
.5 oz pineapple juice
.25 oz lemon juice
2 dashes Angostura bitters
Splash of grenadine
Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker, shake and serve in a tall glass over ice.
This far West Village venue attracts the fashionable crowd. In fact, the place turned out to be such the late night hot spot, there was some serious grumbling by old time neighbors. Never mind, only onwards and forwards and this refreshing cocktail is a great way to start anew.
For those who want to graduate from vodka but might be wary of gin try this perfect aperitif. – James Stuart, Food & Beverage Director for The Bowery and Jane Hotels
1.5 oz dry gin (We recommend Gordon’s)
.5 oz St. Germain
2-3 dashes of orange bitters (We like Fee Brothers)
In an old fashioned glass muddle 3 lemon wedges. Fill glass with ice and combine the gin, St. Germain and 2-3 dashes of orange bitters. Shake well, return contents to glass, top with a splash of club soda and serve.
Stay and get your groove on at this Lower East Side lounge. With its modern upscale decor and relaxed door policy, this hot spot has an effortlessly cool vibe like some street style stars we know.
“A refreshing gift after a hard day basking in summer greatness.”- Owner Rob Koda.
2 oz vanilla vodka (try Stoli’s vanilla flavor)
Splash of pineapple juice
Splash of fresh lime juice
Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker, shake and pour over ice. Garnish with a pineapple wedge and you’re all set!