Food & Drink

A historic hotel has a historically awesome bar

The Roosevelt Hotel is justifiably famous for being haunted, but now it's ready to be your regular haunt, thanks to Spare Room: a monstrous den of masculine relaxation and leveled-up cocktails.Hit the bar for drinks from an Edison alum, whose inventive tipples include the gin, mint & cucumber Eastside Cocktail, and the pisco, pineapple & lime Chilean Sunset, though Sea Bass only wants you to go down. in-table backgammon and chess games, and two full-on bowling alleys,Those who haven't obliterated their mental acuity with drinks can settle into one of the dark leather banquettes and enjoy a cerebral match of backgammon or chess, with boards built right into the table.Meanwhile, those who haven't obliterated their physical dexterity -- or have, but have also obliterated their aforementioned mental acuity and don't know any better -- can opt to fill up one of the bars TWO goddamned bowling lanes, likely to be the best game you'll have all night.