The Best Truly Local Bars in New York

If you were a drink, what kind of drink would you be? A modest but honest after-work beer? A mustache-twirlingly innovative craft IPA? A delicate artisanal wine? Perhaps a flashy cocktail with a memorable name? New York has a local, hand-picked bar for you no matter what glass you come in. Our locals have your back, so buckle up, for the night is long and full of wonders.

American Legion Post 398 – Hot Harlem night

American Legion Post 398 – Hot Harlem night

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At the “American Legion Post 398” in New York City I get to hear jazz played the old fashioned way, Harlem in the ’30s, ’40s and ’50s…

Full Article by Geoffrey Dunbar

Amsterdam Billiards – Pool table allstars

Amsterdam Billiards – Pool table allstars

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“Amsterdam Billiards” in New York has a nice bar, nice service and soft couches. It’s a well-known place to play (and watch!) billiards, darts, foosball…

Full Article by Geoffrey Dunbar

An Choi – LES Vietnamese eatery/bar

An Choi – LES Vietnamese eatery/bar

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“An Choi” is a charming Vietnamese restaurant in New York’s Lower East Side. This neighborhood used to be disreputable, now it has an active bar scene…

Full Article by Geoffrey Dunbar

Astoria Bier & Cheese – A perfect pairing!

Astoria Bier & Cheese – A perfect pairing!

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“Astoria Bier & Cheese” in New York City specializes in craft beer and charcuteries. I love adding a cheese pairing to my favorite beer flights…

Full Article by Paula Ryszkiewicz

Bistro Cassis – French bistro, UWS

Bistro Cassis – French bistro, UWS

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“Bistro Cassis” is a French bistro in my neighborhood in New York. Susan & I prefer to sit at the bar, which makes us belong & contribute to the scene…

Full Article by Geoffrey Dunbar

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