Make Celeb-Approved St. Patrick's Day Cocktails
To celebrate St. Patrick's Day, check out these celebrity-approved cocktails in honor of the Irish holiday.
R Lounge in the Renaissance Times Square (714 Seventh Ave, New York, NY; 212-765-7676)
Celebrity fans: Bruno Mars, Giuliana Rancic and Minka Kelly have dropped in this chic Times Square lounge, which also serves food offerings by Blue Ribbon.
1.5 oz Jameson’s Irish Whiskey
1 oz Bailey’s Irish Crème
3 oz Guinness Stout
2 Scoops vanilla ice cream
2 oz. Chocolate syrup
Instructions: Glaze a pint glass with chocolate syrup, blend ingredients and garnish with a cherry.
Cafeteria (119 7th Avenue, New York, NY; 212-414-1717)
Celebrity fans: Nicole Richie, Mariah Carey, and DJ Pauly D have frequented this 24-comfort food eatery.
The Green Mary
House Infused Jalapeno Vodka
Flambeed Serrano Peppers,
Our own signature Green Bloody Mary mix (made with tomatillo puree, green tomatoes and cucumber puree)
Instructions: Garnish with serrano pepper and spring green onion.
The Hurricane Club (360 Park Avenue South, New York, NY; 212-951-7111)
Celebrity fans: Angie Harmon, Braylon Edwards and Alexandra Richards all have sat down to dine at this West Side hotspot.
Toura Loura Hula
2 oz goslings rum
1 oz lemon sour
0.5 oz cocoa nib bitters
Instructions: Shake over ice, strain and top with Guinness and ginger beer. Float sprinkle of cocoa nibs.
Stanton Social (99 Stanton Street, New York, NY; 212-995-0099)
Celebrity fans: John Mayer, Matt Damon and Jessica Simpson are regulars to this Lower East Side hotspot.
3 oz Guinness
3 oz Gaston Chiquet Brut Champagne (or champagne of your choice)
Instructions: Pour Guinness into a champagne glass and top with the champagne.
Benjamin's Steakhouse (52 East 41st Street, New York, NY; 212-297-9177)
Celebrity fans: Olivia Munn, Bryan Greenberg and Billy Baldwin are known to drop by this landmark steakhouse for an elegant meal.
1 1/2 oz. Bacardi Limon
1/2 oz Creme de meth
Muddled mint leaves & lime
3 packets of Sugar
Muddle Mint leaves and lime.
Instructions: Add ice and Bacardi, shake, and strain into a martini glass. Sink crème de menthe (which floats to the bottom. Garnish with a mint and a lime, and enjoy!
Go Burger (1448 2nd Ave, New York, NY; 212-988-9822)
Celebrity fans: This burger spot is a favorite of Jason Patric.
The All Nighter
1.5 oz Kahlua
1.5 oz Bailey's
Shot of espresso
4 scoops of coffee ice cream
Instructions: Mix all ingredients well. Top with whipped cream, drizzle with chocolate sauce and garnish with a malted milk ball.
Macallan Whiskey (Everywhere)
Celebrity fans: Sean Connery, Adrian Grenier, Joel McHale and Adrien Brody have been known to kick back a glass of Macallan.
Instructions: Open the bottle and pour in a glass, neat or on the rocks. What's more Irish than whiskey?