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With the dog days of summer upon us, there’s no better way to relax than with a cold one in hand. Here’s where you should be drinking this week in NYC.

Special Events

Friday, June 23rd – Rosé Tasting Event on the Rooftop Terrace at Davio’s Manhattan


Davio’s 27th floor Rooftop Terrace will be transformed into a garden oasis with sunset views over Midtown Manhattan. From 6:00PM to 8:00PM, guests are invited to flaunt their “pretty in pink” attire – Note: ‘Best Dressed’ will win a Chef’s Tasting Dinner for Two at Davio’s Manhattan – as they sample hand-picked French and Italian rosés such as the Fornas, Rosé of Pinot Grigio, Friuli 2015 and Domaine Du Grand Cros “La Maitresse” Sparkling Rosé Brut. Davio’s culinary team will prepare hors d’oeuvres to pair perfectly with each glass. Tickets are priced at $75 per person, and can be purchased here. 447 Lexington Ave., 212-661-4810,, @daviosrestaurant

Friday, June 23rd – Highway Restaurant & Bar Welcomes Dante for a Summer of Spritz Pop-Up

Highway Restaurant

Meet the celebrated restaurant and bar, Dante out East as they take over Highway Restaurant’s bar in the Hamptons. The Summer of Spritz pop-up will offer exclusive cocktails curated by the Dante team. The list includes classics from their acclaimed menu, as well as unique variations of the popular Aperol Spritz. The menu will be available through Sunday, June 25th starting at 4:00PM. Highlights include Dante’s famous Negroni and the Sgroppino Spritz, a refreshing sorbet drink made in collaboration with OddFellows – Enjoy while dining al fresco in Highway’s new outdoor deck. 290 Montauk Hwy, East Hampton, 631-527-5372,, @highwayrestaurantandbar

Saturday, June 24th – SIREN, The Ultimate NYC Pride Party at Watermark Bar

Siren at Watermark Bar

Celebrate Pride with an epic evening of enchanting entertainment. Henrietta Hudson + Girl Pride NYC present the return of SIREN, a spectacular celebration on June 24th from 9:00PM to 4:00AM alongside 1500+ LGBT ladies at Watermark Bar in the Seaport District. Stunning, waterfront views will lure you into an unforgettable night of dancing, drinking, and mingling amongst a sea of gay gals releasing their inner sirens. Featuring go-go dancers and DJs spinning throughout the night, this pride party is not one to miss. Quench your thirst with Watermark’s signature cocktails like their Watermelon Jalapeno Margarita. Indulge in delectable bar bites, such as crispy truffle fries and a giant soft pretzel with smoked paprika and cream cheese dip. Tickets are available here. Pier 15, 78 South St, 212-742-8200,, @watermarkny

Tuesday, June 27th – Dine and Unwind at Tavo’s Spanish Wine Tasting Dinner


Tavo’s new Executive Chef, Juan Suarez de Lezo will be teaming up with acclaimed Sommelier Dean Fuerth to provide an exclusive night that pays tribute to the gastronomy of Spain. Throughout the evening, guests will be guided through a unique 4-course tasting experience by Fuerth who will also provide an expert’s insight into each wine’s history, terroir and more. A native of Spain, Chef de Lezo will create an inventive, four-course menu illustrating his unique take on Spanish cuisine. Tickets can be purchased here. 615 Hudson St, 917-675-6454,, @tavo_nyc

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Estate Garden Grill at Ravel Hotel

Estate Garden Grill

The team behind Ravel, Hotel Chantelle, Penthouse808 and The Regal launched their latest concept at the boutique hotel’s massive new outdoor restaurant space. Led by Executive Chef Seth Levine, Estate Garden Grill will offer refreshing cuisine featuring a selection of grilled meats and seafood, as well as sushi, crudo and an oyster bar. Guests can also enjoy a variety of drink selections from the grill’s Garden Bar including cocktails, white wine, rosé and 15 types of beer on tap. Moreover, guests can choose from three select craft cocktails on tap! The restaurant is located within the newly built tower at the hotel which will include a 24,000 square foot indoor/outdoor space with the restaurant being described as an elevated beer garden experience. 8-08 Queens Plaza South, Long Island City, 718-289-6118,

Treadwell Park Downtown

Treadwell Park Downtown

Treadwell Park, Merchants Hospitality’s celebrated craft beer hall on the Upper East Side, has opened its second location in Battery Park. Similar to the UES location, the new Treadwell Park Downtown offers an elaborate list of over seventy rotating bottle and draught beer options from across the globe, curated by Beverage Director and Certified Cicerone® Anne Becerra. From the kitchen, there are beerhall staples created by Chef Stephen Lyle such as Giant Soft Pretzels with Liptauer Cheese, Bratwurst on a Pretzel Bun, as well as twists on classics, such as the Giant Hot Dog Banh Mi. The venue features floor to ceiling windows that lead into an outdoor beer garden. Inside, the space is complete with communal beer hall tables, an eighteen seat bar, seventeen large-screen TVs, ping pong and foosball tables, and classic pinball machines. A theater-like lounge is available for those looking for a private setting or a more intimate place to watch favorite sporting events on a giant projector screen. Come through for beer tastings, after-work happy hours, family gatherings, whatever! 301 South End Ave., 212-945-0528,, @treadwellpark

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Oaxaca-Inspired Cocktails at Añejo

The Red Owl at Anejo

In early spring, the Añejo team traveled to Oaxaca Mexico to stimulate their creative brain cells in order to curate an elevated cocktail list for the summer season. Their results: The Red Owl with El Buho mezcal, St. Germain, prosecco, Aperol, and rhubarb puree; La Piña Amarilla, a mexican riff on the Piña Colada with El Jimador añejo, and many more. Hell’s Kitchen & TriBeCa locations,, @anejonyc

10 for $10 Happy Hour at Greenwich Steakhouse

Greenwich Steakhouse

This sleek steakhouse just debuted their new 10 for $10 happy hour available from 5:00PM to 7:00PM, Monday through Friday. The list includes signature cocktails from mixologist Zane Harris (Dutch Kills) such as the classic Bramble with gin, lemon and blackberries; the “lighter” Honey Buck with vodka, ginger, lime, honey, sparkling water; and the “darker” Great Kills with bourbon, cacao, crème de mure, mole bitters. There’s white, Gradis Cutta and red, Los Vascos “Grand Reserve” wines along with a choice of three Blue Point Oysters, two sliders, an 8 oz strip of bacon, or oversized scallop for $10 each. 62 Greenwich Ave., 212-553-5000,, @greenwichsteakhouse

Beer Cocktails at Paulaner NYC


Paulaner NYC introduces new takes on cocktails consuming beer and Jägermeister. The menu features a signature Jägermeister cocktail, Hunt After Dark made with bourbon, Jägermeister, Frangelico, chocolate bitters and garnished with a lemon twist; in addition to, three new beer cocktails – all served in Mason jars – inspired by Paulaner’s namesake monk, Barnabas who invented the original Paulaner recipe over 300 years ago. 265 Bowery, 212-780-0300,, @paulanernyc

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