Ayza Wine & Chocolate Bar
Coffee and cocoa? Two rich beans that pair together perfectly to make Ayza’s chocolate espresso martini. This chic, midtown spot specializes in all things chocolate and alcohol with a menu featuring over 90 wines to pair with a wide selection of chocolate desserts. If you would rather pair your chocolate with more chocolate, choose from Ayza’s selection of chocolate martinis. The espresso version is a consistent crowd-pleaser, earning Ayza’s spot on this list.
Where to find Ayza: 11 West 31st Street
Follow the rhythm of jazz to Alphabet City where the Rue-B holds live jam sessions every night! This music lounge features signature cocktails named after key figures in the history of NYC’s jazz scene. The Dean Martin stands out as Rue-B’s espresso martini, offering a harmony of smooth vodka, rich coffee and smooth cocoa elements. Enjoy some foot-tapping tunes while sipping on Rue-B’s popular coffee cocktail for a night that hits all the right notes.
Where to find Rue-B: 188 Avenue B
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