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Attaboy, 134 Eldridge Street
Bespoke cocktails are always a crap shoot, and something we'd generally rather avoid -- unless, of course, we're dealing with pros. Such is the case at Attaboy, the narrow lounge Milk & Honey alums Sam Ross and Michael McIlroy installed when their bartending alma mater moved uptown. As with Milk & Honey, there's no menu here -- yet we've never had a bad drink.
This is a list that feels particularly celebratory (and, um, apropos going into a season where we could all use a little liquid courage to combat the post-holiday blues and the cold). That's right, it's our best new bars list. Presenting our favorite spots that opened in the last 12 months.
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Published on January 6, 2014