Emmanuelle celebrates its first anniversary by welcoming cocktail historian David Wondrich behind the bar. (Photo by Michael Spain Smith for Emmanuelle)
A French-inspired cocktail bar tucked quietly away behind The Piazza at Schmidt’s, Emmanuelle specializes in expertly crafted classic drinks, sultry atmosphere for all tastes and was recently named as one of the best new bars in the country in Food & Wine magazine.
Tonight, Monday, January 6, the Northern Liberties cocktail lounge celebrates its successful first year of serving up notably luxurious libations with an intimate anniversary party kicking off at 9 p.m.
To mark the occassion, the cocktails of bartenders Phoebe Esmon and Christian Gaal will be joined by the good words of cocktail historian and expert David Wondrich, Esquire magazine’s drinks correspondent and author of such books as Imbibe! and Punch.
A curated menu of classic cocktails for $8 a piece, including an Old Fashioned and a Sazerac, and live music round out the birthday soiree.
For the complete cocktail menu, see below.
Happy Birthday, Emmanuelle!
Emmanuelle First Anniversary Party
When: Monday, January 6, 9 p.m.
Where: Emmanuelle, 1052 North Hancock Street
Cost: Pay as you go
More info: www.drinkemmanuelle.com
A Good, Old Fashioned Birthday Party
All cocktails $8
Old Fashioned (hot or cold)
Spirit, Bitters, Sugar
Improved Genever Cocktail
Genever, Absinthe, Maraschino, Bitters, Sugar
Bourbon, Curacao, Angostura and Peychaud’s Bitters, sparkling wine
Old Bay Ridge
Rye, aquavit, Angostura Bitters, Demerara sugar
Rye, Absinthe, Peychaud’s Bitters, sugar
Rye, Cognac, Sweet Vermouth, Benedictine
The Galveston Cocktail
Rye, Jamaican Rum, Angostura Bitters, Sugar
Sherry, Bitters, Demerara sugar