Madam Geneva

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Open and Closed: Say Hello to Café de la Esquina at Wythe Diner, Goodbye to Double Crown

    Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. Double Crown, on the Bowery, will close its doors this month and reopen as Saxon & Parole. The adjoining gin joint, Madam Geneva, will remain intact. [Diner's Journal] Harry Boland's Pub, whic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2011

    Rosé in the Wintertime; Vintage Beer All the Rage

    ​Andrew Lloyd Webber sold $5.6 million worth of French wine at Sotheby's Hong Kong, including a 1982 case of Château Pétrus for $77,564. [Wall Street Journal] Emilio Estevez finds comfort and inspiration in his backyard vineyard, Casa Dumetz, where he often writes dialogue. [NY Times] Herb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    Will Ribena Be the Next Hot Trend in Cocktails?

    RibenaBlackcurrant deliciousness.​If you're a bartender and have crème de cassis on hand, there's really no reason why you would also need Ribena, the blackcurrant-flavored soft drink and cordial wildly popular in Britain. But New York mixologists beg to differ.

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    Posts of the Week

    As our truncated week comes to an end, here's a look back at the best posts of the last 96 hours: Sugar Mama NYC's Michelle DuQuesnay talked about designing 'adult' cakes, Rice Krispie penises, and the joys of chocolate phalluses. Here's Our 10 Best Places to Slurp Raw Oysters. Ask the Critic: Wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2010

    What to Drink at Madam Geneva: The Freedonia

    Each week in The Daily Shot, we have ourselves a drink that we think you should try, too. Let Freedonia reign.​​The drink: Freedonia The bar: Madam Geneva, 4 Bleecker Street The price: $12 The ingredients: Campari, Bluecoat Gin, Yellow Chartreuse, fresh grapefruit juice, fresh lemon juic ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    May 11, 2010


    Make your dollar stretch

  • Dining

    November 5, 2008

    Double Crown: Culinary Empire Building

    Eating fluke while Rome burns