The Manhattan Cocktail Classic: It’s the premiere drinking event of the year, and it’s kicking off this weekend when bars and bartenders all over the city will channel Brian Flanagan (minus the flair, and the poems, and Elisabeth Shue) for five days of fan-fudging-tastic cocktailing.
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Get VIP tickets to The Gala This is the centerpiece event of the whole thing, and it goes down in the New York Public Library on 5th Ave. The VIP ticket gets you an extra hour in the event, which you’ll need to even make a dent in the 25,000 cocktails being served that night. Tickets here, tux required.
The World's Largest Hand-Muddled Caipirinha The penthouse at the Mondrian SoHo is honoring Brazil, the World Cup, and Cachaça by mixing up the world’s largest Brazilian beach drink in a “vessel that’s meant to evoke a soccer ball”. Annnnnd details
The Most Utterly Peculiar Garnish Challenge Invitational Extra Fancy is playing host for a clutch of bartenders looking to show off their garnish skills on May 12th, in a competition for the “Golden Cucumber”, which we hope is a trophy. Attend here
Salvation Taco’s Rooftop Tequila Party Skip the F out of work and bask in the glow of sunshine, tequila, deep-cut mezcal and tequila knowledge, and eats on the Midtown hotel’s stunning roof. What are you waiting for??