By Terry Trucco
Last season, the Algonquin concocted six signature holiday drinks, including a killer eggnog. But this year? No cheer.
I was also intrigued when I heard of Hilton’s Twelve Days of Christmas cocktails (Two Turtle Doves — Baileys, rum and espresso – sounded promising). Too bad they’re only available at Hilton hotels in Great Britain.
But fear not. I found a trio of New York hotel bars in a holiday mood.
Hearing about an eggless eggnog called Bah Humbug, I headed to the rooftop Jimmy Bar at The James. It was a chilly night before the Big Snow, but Jimmy proved a sweet haven with heart-stop views of the Hudson, potted firs swathed in fairy lights and velvet banquettes, all warmed (visually, at least) by a glass-fronted fireplace. (more…)