NYC’s Best End of the Year Cocktails Illustrated

Artist Paul Tuller illustrates some of the best seasonal and signature cocktails

We sip in an age when cocktails are approached with as much artistry as stretches of canvas, forcing bartenders to seek out curious components from around the world. The quality of ingredients—from spirits to spices—is at an all-time high. Practices, like those employed for Santina‘s wintry, clarified piña colada, tease multiple senses. And so, with artist and editorial illustrator Paul Tuller, we made our way …

NYC’s Best Holiday Cocktails Illustrated

Artist Paul Tuller captures the essence of seasonal mixed drinks from 10 different venues

The holidays provide ample inspiration for those in all fields to test their craft—bartenders included. This season, dozens of our favorite NYC bars and restaurants adorned their cocktail menus with the unexpected. This extends beyond a dash of maple or cinnamon, and frequently defies the traditional palate expectations. Two of NYC’s best mixed drinks venues have both converted to winter wonderlands—Boilermaker adopting the name Sippin’ …

Five Festive Holiday Cocktails

A little bit of smoke, a little bit of fire and a lot of spice

As fun should infuse the very air we breathe this time of year, it’s a good time to get extra creative with cocktails. Certain flavors have entered the seasonal signifier canon, but exploration shouldn’t stop there. The following cocktails, from some of our favorite spots, take each sip to the next level. There’s plenty of classic holiday flavors like baked apple, maple syrup and peppermint, …