Chinatown speakeasy Apotheke opens new Nomad location with rooftop terrace

Photos by Gabi Porter for Apotheke

Fourteen yrs after producing its Chinatown debut, well-known speakeasy-design and style cocktail bar Apotheke has opened a second New York City location. Located on West 26th Avenue in Nomad, the bar will serve its signature medicinal-themed beverages together with its initially-ever foods menu, made up of small and shareable plates. Apotheke Nomad features two independent areas, a dimly-lit basement speakeasy and a rooftop terrace that will open up afterwards this summer.

The bar was built by Christopher Tierney, Apotheke’s primary creator who handed absent earlier this calendar year. His sister Heather, who is the founder of The Butcher’s Daughter, aided comprehensive the challenge.

Accessed via a staircase lined with dried herbs and flowers, the cellar speakeasy boasts a glowing 20-foot rosa aurora marble bar, witnessed in the bar’s Chinatown and L.A. spots. Other design components consist of vaulted bays, mirrors, custom wallpaper, and intimate velvet seating.

When it opens later on this summer time, the rooftop terrace will have a herb backyard garden that will mature garnishes and ingredients utilised in the bar’s cocktails. The penthouse lounge will attribute a flooring-to-ceiling wall of stained glass and sights of the Empire Point out Developing. A retractable roof will allow for the area to be relished calendar year-round.

“Apotheke NoMad is an expertise not like any other and Christopher’s finest operate. It’s definitely a single of the most gorgeous and exciting venues in NYC and patrons should really expect an atmosphere, support, and menu to match,” Andrew Hood, brand name director and CEO of Apotheke, said.

“Apotheke is much more than just a cocktail lounge it’s an opportunity to just take an experience, an invitation to rejoice daily life while experimenting with plant-primarily based formulas that enliven the spirit.”

The ingenious cocktail menu can take inspiration from “old-earth apothecaries” that used crops and botanicals as pure therapies. The menu is structured by impact fairly than spirit, with types like “stimulants,” aphrodisiacs,” and “stress relievers.” The meals menu includes bar bites like dumplings, hummus, and “sustainable caviar support,” in accordance to a push release.

Apotheke Nomad will be Tuesday via Saturday from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m., with every day services on the radar.


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