Best of Boston

Best Cocktail, DIY Mocktails

2002 Best Cocktail, Classic

Martini, Sonsie

Sonsie-bashing had become such a popular sport for a while, the ensuing recoil could only have put the place back in vogue. Well, here's at [...] read more»
2002 Best Cocktail, Cool

Thai Martini, Cuchi Cuchi

Who knew a drink could be so high-octane and still taste so good? The masterminding bartenders at Cuchi Cuchi make their Thai martini by mashing [...] read more»
2001 Best Cocktail, Classic

The Oak Room, Sidecar

As a rule, hard-drinking journalist types hate—or pretend to hate—any cocktail that tastes like dessert. So the Oak Room's version of the sidecar—a brandy, Cointreau, [...] read more»
2001 Best Cocktail, Cool

Bomboa, Caipirinha

read more»
2000 Best Cocktail, Upscale

Pear Martini, No. 9 Park

The pear martini is a revelation. A symphonic combination of Grey Goose Vodka, Belle de Brillet Poire, and pear nectar garnished with a dried pear [...] read more»
2000 Best Cocktail, Funky

Mojito, Chez Henri

Crushed mint leaves, a squeeze of fresh lime juice, sugar, and white rum combine for the ideal mojito, a sexy Cuban cocktail. Sip it by [...] read more»
1998 Best Cocktail, After-Theater


True, your drink will cost almost as much as your theater ticket. But there are plenty of cushy couches to lounge on. Plus, Seth. read more»
1994 Best Cocktail, Signature Drink

The Purple Martini

Bombay Sapphire gin with a splash of Elysium, a dessert wine, served in a chilled martini glass with a twist. Refreshing and potent, refined enough [...] read more»
1994 Best Cocktail, New Drink

The Antipasti Martinia

Take 3 sprigs of fresh rosemary, 1 fennel stalk with leaves, 6 sun-dried tomatoes, 2 garlic cloves, 8 black Italian olives, 1 dry hot red [...] read more»
1994 Best Cocktail, New Bubbly

Westport 1990 Brut

Forget California. Now you can toast that special occasion with New England's own sparkling wine. It was uncorked July 3 by vineyard owners Bob and [...] read more»