The Ivory Peacock
This huge Flatiron spot is really three bars under the same roof, and the focus here is on gin. They have more than 180 different kinds on hand, but if you want a vodka soda or a pint of Guinness, you can order that too (unless you’re sitting in the wrong place). The somewhat Victorian-themed front area serves drinks that the more upscale and relaxing “Emerald Bar” in the back doesn’t—and vice versa. Something clubby in the deadmau5 universe will probably be playing at those two bars, and there’s also a loungey space downstairs with DJs that's open Wednesday-Saturday. Unlike the drink situation, the food menu causes zero confusion. The same dishes are served everywhere, and their raw bar items are surprisingly creative. Get the lemongrass fluke crudo.
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