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Best of New York 2011 • Fun

Best Bespoke Cocktails

  • Mulberry Project

    149 Mulberry St., nr. Grand St. 646-448-4536

    Video Made in Partnership With NYC Media

    This new, unmarked Little Italy joint has taken the lead on the drinking trend of the moment: custom-crafted cocktails. In lieu of an expansive drinks menu there’s just a chalkboard listing the fresh fruits of the day. You tell mixologist Matty Gee or his colleagues that you want something sweet with rum, and you might get a white-peach-cinnamon concoction. Prefer citrus? Try a pomelo sour. Dark and spicy? Here’s a cucumber-chipotle whiskey daiquiri. The combinations will vary from day to day and bartender to bartender, but the cocktails, all $14, are always beautifully executed.

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