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Cocktails / Craft Beer - Hells Kitchen Weeknight

DevilsAvocado Aug 6, 2013 09:23 AM

I will be trying out Ippudo Westside (51st b/w 8th and 9th) this week and would like your valued opinions on a cocktail / craft beer joint in the area where we can grab a drink during wait?

The last thread on this was back in 2009 and most of the recommended spots have closed! I enjoy Lantern's Keep - so although that sets the "bar" high, it should help guide discussion. :)

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  1. Spiritchaser RE: DevilsAvocado Aug 6, 2013 09:32 AM

    How about Valhalla for beer (it's on 9th Ave)

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      DevilsAvocado RE: Spiritchaser Aug 6, 2013 10:13 AM

      Thanks! I've bookmarked it :)

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        Spiritchaser RE: DevilsAvocado Aug 6, 2013 10:18 AM

        We've heard Ippudo will now text you when your table is up so like you our plan is to hang out at a bar and beer is great before ramen sooooooooo...

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          DevilsAvocado RE: Spiritchaser Aug 6, 2013 10:24 AM

          YES! I I just read that in an earlier CH post today! I'm a long time lurker, first time poster.. my search for a decent booze joint in HK / Midtown West brought me to create an ID. Thanks again for the suggest :D

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            Spiritchaser RE: DevilsAvocado Aug 6, 2013 10:38 AM

            You're welcome, glad to have you on the board.

    2. JungMann RE: DevilsAvocado Aug 7, 2013 07:21 AM

      Valhalla and Brickyard are the two closest spots for a good beer list. Pony Bar is also good, but a little more of a walk.

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        DevilsAvocado RE: JungMann Aug 8, 2013 12:47 PM

        Fantastic! I'll also add Brickyard to the list. Thanks!

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