Best Westchester Cocktails in White Plains
Westchester County is a wasteland for cocktails, but now there is an oasis, the Mix @ the Crowne Plaza Hotel in White Plains with Jake Sher as head bartender, surrounded by a staff of spirits and cocktail geeks hidden under plain clothes. Too bad the clientele is so uneducated. If you want a great cocktail, this is the place to go.
I was there at 11pm last night and the place was packed. Most people weren't the fine cocktail type of crowd, but for those in the know, the cocktails are excellent. Jake used to work at Beekman Bar & Books in NYC, and is known for his great cocktails and knowledge of spirits. I walked in and the first thing he said to me was, "You need a Sazerac." I put myself in his hands for the rest of the night, and never ordered a thing. It was one great cocktail after another, all the rest of his creation. Some he had designed before, some on the spot.