The Winslow

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14th Street has many things, quick service food spots, banks, subway stations, but, a cool bar isn’t usually one of them. Until now, there’s The Winslow in the East Village. 

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This U.K.-inspired bar is serving up cocktails and food, offering the area a change of pace and classin’ up the joint. For my drink, I ordered Mr. P’s Turner Clarkson (reposado tequila, mezcal, Averna, Nocino, ginger). Now, since I’m unapologetically a cocktail snob, I wanted to customize this bad boy a little bit. The bartenders here are really friendly, and we added a little bit of hot sauce to mine. Still needed a little something else, and, a drizzle of agave nectar did the trick. This was a good one with some great additions. Nice smokiness, nice sweetness with a bit of heat coming through. 

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To go along with the drink, snack time seemed like a good idea. First, I got their house-made Pickles: Hot Sour Baby Veg (green beans and carrots). These were great, crisp, vinegary, and a little bit spicy. 

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Then, I had the Cheese Board (Tickler English cheddar, Shropshire Blue, Ardrahan, truffle honey, seasonal fruit, spiced pecans). This was just delightful, served with crisp cinnamon-raisin bread, similar to bagel chips. 

The Shorts:
Name: The Winslow
Location: 243 East 14th Street, NYC
The Long and Short: Would I go back? Yup, I’d like to contribute to another cocktail concoction. 
Would I recommend it? For sure, a great low key bar with plenty of seating and a refined vibe. 

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