1. Pegu Club’s Tom & Jerry
77 W. Houston st., nr. W. Broadway; 212-473-7348
Eggs, rum, cognac, bitters, Christmas spices, and warm milk—like slipping into a pair of flannel pajamas with a trapdoor and feet.
2. Tailor’s Hot Toddy
525 Broome St., nr. Thompson St.; 212-334-5182
There are no hot drinks on the menu, but ask nicely and the bartenders will whip up a whiskey toddy made with bourbon, muddled orange, and clove-infused simple syrup, topped off with freshly grated nutmeg.
3. Aquavit’s Glögg
65 E. 55th St., nr. Madison Ave.; 212-307-7311
Check your cross-country skis at the door and down a cup of this Swedish specialty, made here with brandy, red wine, and port.