When people plot hostile takeovers in Davos or superhero franchises at Sundance, we imagine it happening somewhere like Brandy Library. Illuminated shelves of brown liquor - the spirits menu alone is 15 pages long - cover walls of this big, low-ceilinged cocktail bar in Tribeca, and the seating is made up of leather lounge chairs that wouldn’t feel out of place in a private smoking den. Sit by the fireplace with a date, and try flights of Calvados or Armagnac while Googling what Calvados and Armagnac are.
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Farra is a wine bar in Tribeca from the people behind (temporarily closed) Atera. Order the scallop fried rice.
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The Stag’s Head
If you’re into deep cuts at craft beer, you’ll be happy at The Stag’s Head in Midtown East.
Northern Territory is an Australian restaurant/bar in Greenpoint with an excellent rooftop.
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If you absolutely want to go drink at a speakeasy, Attaboy (on the Lower East Side) is one of the best options.
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