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’ …

dinnertable: A 20-Seat Speakeasy-Style Restaurant

Their unique chocolate taco is only one facet of a superb Italian-meets-New American menu

The sign beside the interior door reads “Press for Food.” If you’re in front of it, you’ve just walked through the bustling East Village cocktail bar The Garret East, beyond a curtain, into a petite corridor. A push of the analog button sends a chime to the inside and you’re promptly greeted. This is how an experience at dinnertable commences. Just beyond that final door, …