Rough Rider

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There’s no mistaking the inspiration behind Rough Rider. From the turn-of-the-century decor to the large portrait of Teddy Roosevelt, this basement speakeasy is like a peek into the past. There are horseshoe-shaped booths and a gorgeous marble bar; the menu’s 19th century design helps to frame the Victorian-inspired cocktails. Try one of the original recipes from Roosevelt’s era, like a Midnight Forest with apple cider vinegar and caramelized fig cordial or Through the Looking Glass from the modern recipes with gin, hibiscus, and champagne. Options are rounded out with traditional drinks of the time, like tea punches and cobbler-style cocktails.

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