Talk about cross polination in the cocktail world. This is Smith and Mills, a 1920s industrial chic TriBeCa bar from Employees Only's Matt Abramcyk and Akiva Elstein and John McCormick, the vision behind Moto.
Smith and Mills, 71 N. Moore (between Hudson and Greenwich), 212-219-8568.
Milk and Honey’s Sasha Petraske trained the staff at this new subway tiled Prospect Heights watering hole, Weather Up. They're serving up classic cocktails like the old-fashioned, a Brooklyn, a Florida daiquiri, a Presbyterian, a honeysuckle, a Sazerac, an aviator, and a bee's knees. The bee's knees, indeeed!
Weather Up, 589 Vanderbilt Ave., nr. Dean St., Prospect Heights, Brooklyn