Brooklyn: Happy Hour

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Happy Hour

The key to the perfect “happy hour” is finding the ideal place my dahlings and that can be a bit tricky. It must be a bar, a restaurant, a lounge, a rooftop or even a hole in the wall that falls within clearly defined rules:

The tone of the space should differ at “happy hour” than other times – this adds a uniqueness of those sacred hours.

The bartender should be welcoming and sweet-tempered – that bartender should make a marvelous cocktail. A cocktail that doesn’t overwhelm our senses but rather creates a way into our taste buds.

And finally, the space where we’re spending “happy hour” should allow for lively and intimate conversations alike.

After a long and less than appetizing day, you’re not ready to go home but you do have a very strong desire to shake that day off. What better way, than finding that perfect “happy hour” to enjoy a cocktail, a cold beer, paired with mouthwatering bites, lively music, and enjoyable chatter.

I believe “happy hour” is there as a reminder of whatever came before or whatever is to come after – all is well in our world. If our day was less than ideal – “happy hour” should serve as a way to relieve us of that weight. And if we have plans to have a serious conversation with our significant other about money or sex (or whatever) then “happy hour” is necessary to calm our nerves.

The cocktail is intended to be like unto a bugle call to meals.

André Simon – Boon “Drink”

For the past who weeks I’ve received several emails and DMs asking about “happy hour” spots – today I’m sharing five “happy hour” faves that crushed the guidelines above.

Ainslie

76 Ainslie Street corner of Keap Street
Courtesy of @ainsliebkny

Ainslie is a hot and new eatery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Today is their fist happy hour:

Tuesday through Friday unit 7 PM

$6 select wines, can, draft, premium, and well spirits

$7 any 8–inch pizza

$1 meatballs

$3 pork sliders

347-725-3400

@ainsliebkny

Duet Restaurant

6181 Strickland Avenue Corner of Mill Avenue
Courtesy of @duetrestaurant
Courtesy of @duetrestaurant

Duet Bakery & Restaurant is an oldie but goodie – a bakery expanded into an eatery in Mill Basin, Brooklyn

Happy hour is every day at Duet

Monday Oyster night .50 cents

Tuesday Lobster night, priced between $12.75 and $19.25

Wednesday Knock of 50% on any bottle value less than $99 & any main course

Thursday Steak night Porterhouse for two, side dishes, 1 appetizer and a bottle of wine $60.00 per person

Friday “Happy Friday” 50% off Cocktails

Weekend Brunch 9 AM to 4 PM

718-676-6219

@duetrestaurant

Demi-Monde

257 Varet Street Corner of Bogart Street
Courtesy of @demimondebk
Courtesy of @demimondebk

Demi-Monde is a hidden gem in Bushwick, Brooklyn

Every day is “Happy hour”

4 – 6 PM

1/2 all bottles including magnums

$2 off all btg

$5 draft and house wine

929-250-2687

@demimondebk

Bklyn Prime

4315 Farragut Road Corner of Troy Avenue
Courtesy of @bklynprime
Courtesy of @bklynprime

Bklyn Prime is a cozy Caribbean spot in East Flatbush, Brooklyn

“Happy hour is all about the Margaritas

Monday through Thursday

$7 Margaritas

347-627-5103

@bklynprime

Finn’s Corner

660 Washington Avenue Corner of Bergen Street
Courtesy of @finnscornernyc
@finnscornernyc

Finn’s Corner is a neighborhood favorite in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn

Monday through Friday until 8PM + Friday & Saturday 1 – 4AM

$3 House amber + Pilsner

$4 Seasonal house draft, Yuengling + Goose Island

$5 Stella Artois, Guinness, Lagunitas + well drinks

$6 Wine

347-663-9316

@finnscornernyc

I hope you enjoy our “happy hour” picks and we would love to hear about your experience. Keep an eye out as we add more spots to #thelist “happy hour”

Cheers

XXOO

NAT

 

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