If you are looking to brave the cold to find somewhere to drink this weekend then you need to check out Belle Reve from some of the people that brought you Employee’s Only. We were lucky enough to be invited this past Saturday for their “friends and family” event.
You order and you drink possibly ten of them while a cocktail you order and then worship. – Vincent Vitek
Vincent, an employee of EO for the last six years, is doing the cocktails or drinks, as he describes them. According to him the difference the between the two is a drink, you order and you drink possibly ten of them while a cocktail you order and then worship. They recently teamed up with Paul Gerard, formerly of Soho House and Patrick Fahey, of Macao Trading Co, Naked Lunch and Peggy Sue’s.
The Belle Reve means “Beautiful Dream,” and was inspired by Blanche DuBois in ‘A Street Car Named Desire.”
The Cocktails of Belle Reve
There are five signature cocktails and each of them is developed after one of the owners of Employee’s Only.
Includes Dark rum, orgeat, lime, Cointreau, topped with Prosecco, dashes of bitters.
The Disco Billy
Vodka, lemon, tea syrup, topped with ginger ale.
Gin, Cointreau, Lime, hibiscus syrup.
Tequila, Aperol, Cocchi Rossatta
Rye, sweet vermouth, Cointreau, dashes of bitters
Belle Reve’s version of a bloody mary made with mango nectar.
Belle Reve Details
325 Church Street next to Macao’s in Tribeca.
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