Break out the Snowshoes and Head out for a Snow Day Deal
If you're not cozied up in your house "working from home" while Hercules takes New York, find consolation in the fact that a number of bars and restaurants, manned by trusty service people and chefs, are serving up sweet deals. So whether you need liquid courage or a hot meal, you can probably find it for cheap. Presenting a list of spots with reduced-price offerings.
Related: Seems like a good day for hot chocolate, no?
Updated! We're adding deals as we get 'em.
A.G. Kitchen, 269 Columbus Avenue, 212-873-9400
The spiked Cider House Rules cocktail (spiced apple cider with bourbon and Cointreau garnished with a cinnamon stick and star anise) is $8 today (it's normally $10).
Amigos, 2888 Broadway, 212-864-1143
The Monday Taco Madness deal is available today: unlimited tacos and sangria for $19.95.
BLT Fish Shack, 21 West 17th Street, First floor, 212-691-8888
$1 Blue Point oysters all day.
Bo's, 6 West 24th Street, 212-234-2373
Net some free fried alligator (served with a chili aioli dipping sauce) with the purchase of a cocktail tonight.
Café SFA, Saks Fifth Avenue, 611 Fifth Avenue, 8th Floor, 212-940-4080
The Snowflake Cocktail (crème de cacao, Baileys, cherry liqueur, Myer's rum, and heavy cream) is half price all day.
Eight Turn Crepe, 55 Spring Street, 212-334-3408
Free miso soup or hoji tea with the purchase of any crepe.
The Fourth, 132 Fourth Avenue, 212-432-1324
Diners receive one dollar off their total bill per inch of snow that falls in New York City (according to NY1's calculation; $20 check minimum).
The Jeffrey, 311 East 60th Street, 917-238-2449
All 30 beers on tap are $5 each until 7 p.m. (they're regularly priced $7-$12).
MexiBBQ, 1633 Second Avenue, 212-837-8285; 37-11 30th Avenue, Astoria, 718-626-0333
Happy Hour all night long from today through Sunday. Half-priced pints of draft beer, $4 classic margaritas, and $7 flavored margaritas. Astoria diners should peruse the $5 and Under Bar Menu, which includes chicken flautas and pulled pork sliders. Starts at 5 p.m.
Sarabeth's Bakery, 75 Ninth Avenue, 212-989-2424
The Chelsea Market location is offering a hot chocolate snow day special: Guests will receive 25 percent off the hot chocolate Parisienne tin, which is typically priced at $21. Just add hot milk, stir to melt the chocolate, top with whipped cream and serve.
SD26, 19 East 26th Street, 212-265-5959
A glass of warm Vin Brûlée and a cup of minestrone soup for $12.
Sons of Essex, 133 Essex Street, 212-674-7100
$8 hot cocktails tonight, including Grand Street grog (red wine, apricot brandy, nutmeg, cinnamon and orange zest), spiked cider, and a hot toddy. Tonight's special is also snowstorm-appropriate: meatloaf with duck fat roasted potatoes ($20).
Know of others? Let us know in the comments, and we'll update this post throughout the day.