Kicking off on Monday, September 16th, Evelyn will host Your Drink Here, a cocktail competition featuring El Jimador Tequila. Some of the city's best bartenders will be competing for the chance to have their cocktail featured on Evelyn's menu and your vote counts! You can purchase your $25 ticket here, which will get you a sample of four different specialty El Jimador Tequila drinks, along with a half dozen oysters from Village Fishmonger. The doors open at 6pm and the competition starts at 7:30pm.
To help gain awareness for Village Fishmonger, a New York-based seafood start-up company who currently operates a Community Supported Fishery in New York City, Evelyn: A Drinkery is hosting the second installment of their successful Aw, Shucks event. Dedicated to supporting the traditional neighborhood fishmonger, Village Fishmonger brings diners carefully curated seafood selections that are sourced with the “boat-to-table” concept at the forefront. Together with Evelyn, nominated for Time Out 2013’s Food & Drinks Readers’ Choice Best Bar, guests are invited to sample freshly shucked oysters and Evelyn’s laid-back style of artisanal spirited beverages on Tuesday, March 26th beginning at 6 pm.
- With the purchase of a $30 ticket, guests will receive 1 dozen oysters and one specialty cocktail.
- For $55 ticket holders will be granted access to the event for 2 people and a dozen oysters and one specialty cocktail each.
A Very Funny 'F*ck You' to Sandy: The Bell House and Pretty Good Friends are hosting a hurricane relief benefit on Sunday November 25th at 8pm. The show will feature comedians Jon Glaser, Wyatt Cenac, Mike Birbiglia, Michael Che and more and will be hosted by none other than Eugene Mirman. Tickets are $30 and 100% of the proceeds will go towards The Brooklyn Recovery Fund.
The Bell House is located at 149 7th St., Brooklyn. 718-643-6510
The East Village is home to some of the best boozy bars in the city, so it's no surprise that two new spots have opened up, dishing out creative cocktails.
Evelyn Drinkery is not only a cocktail mecca, but it's also budget friendly, which we all know is hard to find in the city that never sleeps. The cocktail bar resembles an old-style saloon, split distinctly into two parts -- the front room, which has masculine features such as wooden benches and exposed brick, while the back room has a more feminine appeal with banquettes and cocktail waitresses. The Drinkery is brought to you by Drummer Hoff Hospitality, which was founded by Jared Shepard, Justin August Fairweather, and Christian Sanders, who have had extensive experience in the cocktail industry. The cocktail program at the bar is broken down into four categories: juleps, collins, cocktails, and spirited phosphates. If you're wondering what that last one is exactly, it's booze-infused housemade sodas (carbonated cocktails are hot right now). Not only are their phosphate drinks to die for and their liquor concoctions unique and tasty, but they surprise you with a non-traditional pricing for the city, clocking in between $7 and $11. With bargains, booze, and an 'all are welcome' attitude, this is sure to be the new 'it' desitination this Fall.