Take 5 Cocktails to sip plein air
Governor Cuomo’s Day Off
A bespoke specialty served on the roof-top terrace at Winston Restaurant in Mount Kisco. This delicate blend of Siroc vodka, agave nectar, grapefruit juice, and apothecary bitters is popular with patrons on both sides of the political divide.
Order this smooth concoction of jalapeño-infused tequila, passion-fruit purée, and fresh lime, garnished with a Calabrian chili while you settle into your seat on Campagna’s patio at the Bedford Post Inn and enjoy dinner from the outdoor grill.
Muscadet & Oysters
This light, crisp white wine is divinely paired with oysters on the half shell at Le Fontane in Katonah. Outdoor seating enhances a sublime summer indulgence.
You can order this zippy blend of vodka, jalapeño, cilantro, lime, and ginger beer while relaxing on a sofa by the fire pit on 121 Restaurant’s brick terrace in North Salem.
Jean-Georges has perfected this summery citrus cocktail of Tito’s vodka, Yuzu, and lemongrass. Take a seat on the downstairs terrace at the Inn at Pound Ridge by Jean-Georges, where beverages are served until sundown, then move inside for an unforgettable dining experience.