Whether you're looking for a new happy hour, need a romantic spot for date-night or just want a low-key bar to hang out at with friends, check out these great watering holes around the country.
Next time you’re on the Lower East Side, you’ll want to check out the new spring menu at Leave Rochelle out of It. Old favorites remain, but new additions include the Bluto Burger with whiskey ketchup and spirited concoctions like the Jameson Irish Whiskey-based Naked and Famous.
205 Chrystie Street (@ Stanton)
New York, NY
Tel: 212 673 2400
Sometimes the best part of having a drink is watching the bartender make it. Well, thanks to the new cocktail cart service at Travelle, you can do just that from any seat in the house! You can choose your own rye for aMad Men-inspired Madhattan made tableside.
Wabash Avenue (@ Kinzie)
Tel: 312 923 7705
Get your dance on at this new Potrero Hill club, which offers a simple but solid cocktail selection, calendar of top DJs and rotating collection of local art. If you need to chill, head to the candlelit lounge area for a little break.
Island Street (between 15th & 16th)
San Francisco, CA
Tel: 415 691 4850
Pair your happy hour with a littleDonkey Kong orMortal Kombat at this new Arts District barcade. Not only does it have a craft-cocktail program, but there are also 40 restored video-game and pinball machines dating all the way back to the ‘70s for you to play, as well as nightly DJs.
4th Place (@ Alameda)
Los Angeles, CA
Tel: 213 626 8200