Hey Williamsburg: there’s a new rooftop bar in the ‘hood, and you need to check it out. Not only does Westlight offer panoramic views of Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens, but the cocktails at this 23rd floor boîte are also worth a visit.
Head bartender Anne Robinson is mixing up creative cocktails including the signature Sling Sling tiki tipple, The College Fund with Black Strap, Banks Golden Age, Smith & Cross rums, tiki bitters, cream and Boylan’s root beer and Delores Royale, with Vida mezcal, Amontillado sherry, Hangar One Mandarin vodka, apricot, lime and cava. Westlight also features an impressive selection of rare spirits, wine and beer.
Looking for a snack? Chef Andrew Carmellini – along with executive chef Anthony Ricco – helms the kitchen, offering riffs on global street food like Charred Octopus Skewers, Duck Carnitas Tacos and the signature Westlight burger.
111 N. 12th St., 718-307-7100, www.westlightnyc.com
Opens daily at 4pm.
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