By Terry Trucco
What does summer taste like? Popsicles, if you’re 10 years old. And if you’re in double decades?
How about a cool goblet of Prosecco with a boozy, Day-Glo popsicle plopped inside like a swizzle stick?
Prosecco & Popsicles headlines the bar menu at the Conrad New York’s new rooftop bar, aptly named Loopy Doopy (the name comes from a towering mural by Sol LeWitt in the lobby, but never mind). The pops come in flavors like Strawberry Grey Goose Citron and Mango & Guava Malibu Coconut. And from the look of the hotel’s sun-drenched bar on a recent Saturday afternoon, they’re a hit – even at $16 a pop. Every third person was holding one, it seemed, including me (Watermelon 10 Cane Rum Mojito).
It was delectable, though half the fun was watching its creation. The Prosecco is on tap at the bar – just like Brooklyn Lager. (more…)