As befits a city with the stature of New York, plenty of cocktails have been named after Big Apple destinations over the years, from the Bronx, the Brooklyn and the Park Avenue to the Greenpoint and the Astoria. But hands-down the most famous of these concoctions is, of course, the Manhattan.Ironically, however, for decades after Prohibition ended, you couldn’t fix a Manhattan—or any New York-centric drink for that matter—with ingredients actually produced in the state.
With companies like VRBO and Airbnb redefining the way we travel, it has never been more critical for hotels to beef up the basics—and we’re not talking about thread counts and free Wi-Fi. These days, how well we eat and drink is as important to our travel happiness as where we ultimately decide to lay our heads.
Since Alexander Chee ordered his first Manhattan at Café Loup in 1991, the West Village bistro has remained essentially unchanged. “Christopher Hitchens used to drink here,” he says of the place, which is a favorite of New York’s literary set. “It’s common to see writers having meetings with editors here or to run into an agent.
In June, Chicago’s famed Aviary bar made national headlines when one of its employees allegedly committed an act of violence protesting a member of the Trump family. According to local news, the president’s son, Eric Trump, was confronted and spit on by an unnamed female server who was immediately placed in handcuffs by the secret service.
About AngosturaFounder:Dr. Johann Gottlieb Benjamin SiegertYear Founded:1824Distillery Location:TrinidadMaster Distiller / Blender:John GeorgesAngostura Essential FactsAngostura is one of the Caribbean& 39;s leading rum producers with a superb collection of rum brands and is the world& 39;s market leader for bitters.