Here's Where to Find World Cup Deals and Specials in NYC
The World Cup is upon us, and there's no time like the present to use soccer as an excuse to eat and drink like a champion. We've previously publisheda list of the city's best soccer bars
. Here, we've rounded up 10 great venues celebrating the tournament with screenings, sure, but also specials and deals. So, you know, even if you couldn't care less about the teams in the running, at least you can eat and drink well.
Huertas is offering deals on tapas and drinks
Huertas, 107 First Avenue, 212-228-4490 This Spanish tapas bar is hosting World Cup viewing parties each Sunday at noon. Check out a game while you drink $3 kalimotxos and Estrella Dramms, and taste dishes that represent the teams playing, done with a Spanish twist. The Swiss battle the French this Sunday, so look for Swiss rostï "bravioli" and crêpes with chistorra sausage and pipperade, each $5.
Red Rooster, 310 Lenox Avenue, 212-792-9001 Red Rooster's put up a pair of 70-inch screens -- one on the patio, one in the bar -- for the duration of the tournament, and it will show every match. Stop by for an afternoon match, and you can order from a special World Cup-themed bar menu (look for the Hand of God chicken sandwich with apple slaw and Red Stripe BBQ sauce; Drogba's mom's lamb tostadas with injera crisps, roasted tomato yogurt, and cilantro; and head butt wings with Rooster hot sauce and buttermilk blue cheese.) Sip $5 chicharritos, made with Modelo Especial, Cholula, lime, and salt, and challenge someone to a little foosball -- the restaurant brought in tables for the occasion.
Botequim World Cup Pop-Up, 132 Fourth Avenue, 212-432-1324 Brazilian-born chef Marco Moreira is implementing a pop-up restaurant for the tournament, and he'll be serving food that reflects his roots. Wash it down with a caipirinha or infused cachaça, and be on the look out for live music.
The Daily, 210 Elizabeth Street, 212-343-7011 Head to The Daily, which will screen every single game of the World Cup, and drink for a cause: The bar is donating $1 per cocktail to Kick4Life, an organization that uses soccer to reach impoverished children in Lesotho. Sibling concepts Saxon + Parole and Madame Geneva will run the same drinking incentive, though they'll only be screening screen select games. Look for rotating food specials at Saxon + Parole.
Terroir Murray Hill, 439 Third Avenue, 212-481-1920 This wine bar plans to broadcast every game of the World Cup, and you can stop by each match 30 minutes before it starts to pregame. Look for global menu offerings like smoked pork sliders, fried lamb sausage, and World Cup chicken wings with dips inspired by the competing nations, and sip country-themed drink specials: vodka shots or white Russians for $8 when Russia plays, 20 percent off all mezcal when Mexico takes to the field, and Riesling for Germany.Next Page
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