At our end of the island, Nick & Toni’s has laughed right in the face of the lime shortage and has come up with three new variations on a summer classic, the gin and tonic, using all the local goodness. It’ll be that time soon, we swear.
The second installment Sessions in the Speakeasy, a Long Island-centric food and beverage pairing dinners at Jedediah Hawkins, is tomorrow night. The first dinner, a wine pairing with the very entertaining Josh Wesson, was great fun with great food and wine. Tomorrow it’s spirits.
This time of year it’s particularly important to be well stocked on drinks supplies. So here are the 8 bottles of liquor (and mixers) — all made in the great state of New York — that will keep you and your loved ones in Manhattans through the New Year and beyond.