Oh, You Know, Just the Met’s First-Ever Cocktail Competition

cocktailsNearby, Ryan McGrale of the Flatiron Lounge balanced rose petals atop his cocktail. “The petal represents what Hoffmann went through,” McGrale commented. “His struggle with love. I thought, what would I want to drink if I were in his shoes? Something strong, a bit tender, but doesn’t go down easy,” McGrale said, pushing his glass forward. “We’ve all been there.” Via The Metropolitan Opera, read more