I've definitely become caught up in this "cocktail revival" that has been taking place over the last few years. I've been to the notable cocktail bars/lounges in Manhattan and I'm hooked.
My question/request is this: Can anyone help come up with a list of restaurants(not bars or lounges with food) that are "cocktail proficient"? Are there any restaurants that can play on the same level as a Flatiron Lounge, or a Pegu Club, or a Milk and Honey? Are there any restaurants you can think of with knowledgable/conscientious bartenders with a large repertoire and a little creativity? Any restaurants with a sophisticated cocktail list?
I'll kick off the list with:
Tailor(this is an obvious one)