12 Months of the Best Cocktails & Late-Night Eats

January 26, 2010
A gin and tonic tastes mighty fine at any time, but sometimes you're in the mood for something that fits the festivity of the first weekend at the beach or the arrival of sweater season. These concoctions, presented by America's most of-the-moment drink masters, are perfect for when you're in the mood for something special—and the post-debauchery food picks will keep you from swearing off booze until the next season.

Bell Pepper Smash from Square 1682 in Philadelphia

"I've found that bell peppers work really nicely in drinks. They have freshness, a snap. Here, with raspberries and ginger, the cocktail comes together with a certain vivaciousness. It's refreshing—with a hint of spice rather than overt heat."—Jacques Bezuidenhout, master mixologist

Favorite late-night dishes in Philadelphia: Tapas (and sherry) at Tinto

Square 1682, Hotel Palomar, 121 S. 17th St., Philadelphia, 215-563-5008

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Photograph by Kevin Black
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