I’m an old soul at heart, so when it comes to going out for a night on the town I always can appreciate some vintage music, especially if it’s being spun by someone who knows their stuff.
At The Tuck Room, which is already unsuspecting in itself being literally “tucked” away on the 3rd floor of New York City’s Seaport iPic movie theatre, you will get Miami nightclub scene vibes in the middle of Manhattan.
The dim lights with neon highlights along with their extensive cocktail program curated by Master Bartender / Advanced Somm Adam Seger will leave you with plenty of entertainment as you forget where you actually are for a minute.
There is even an entire section of drinks dedicated to those ginger beer cocktail lovers, featuring the house-made ginger beer and Tuck Room infused liquors, giving a uniqueness to traditional drinks such as the Lemon Berry Mule and the Dark and Extra Stormy.
The best part of the Tuck Room had to be their creative inventions of ancho-infused liquors ranging from Green Gummy Bear for St. Patrick’s Day, Mango Vanilla, Grilled Pineapple, and even a Chicago Dog vodka in case you didn’t think hotdogs could also be liquor.
Menu items crafted by Chef Sherry Yard whose resume includes a very impressive 20 years alongside Wolfgang Puck include a fancy shrimp cocktail with green goddess dressing and zesty cocktail sauce:
Reuben Croquettes with crispy pastrami, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, and “Thousand Island” sauce:
Belly Wraps with butter lettuce, nuac cham caramel, limes, radish, jalapeño, fresno chile alioli, and cilantro:
Don’t forget to ask about the top secret “Green Room”, where you will be transformed into a different era drinking wine from the 1800s and experiencing the whisky-infused nitrogen ice cream (see video below and don’t forget to press play!)