This Week in Boozing
It's Thursday. It's practically the weekend. It's time to start boozing. Here's the latest news to help you prepare for imbibing:
Sasha Petraske's absinthe bar, White Star (21 Essex Street), will now deign to serve classic cocktails .
If you're the sort of person who cares about drinking the trendy drink, apparently you should ditch the mojito and order a pisco sour.
[NY Daily News]
The guys behind bobo clothing boutique Oak are planning to open a bar in Greenpoint. What's a girl to wear?
British clothing chain Topshop hoped their upcoming Soho outpost would also be a bar, but the community board says it would deny the store a liquor license.
Tasty LES asian tapas spot, Kuma Inn (113 Ludlow Street), has been granted a liquor license, so it's BYOB policy will likely soon be a thing of the past.