We figured with the baby only a few weeks away, we better get in as much wining, dining, cocktailing and beering as we can.  So, we hit up Julian Medina’s latin joint, Coppelia, last week and I was stoked to see a nice cocktail program in play.

But to get away from the booze for a moment, they serve a ridiculously tasty Mac N Cheese that reminded me why this humble dish should never be overlooked as “un-exciting”.  But then again, theirs is done with Pork Belly and Chicharrón, so you know its something special.  (In fact, watching a backwaiter trying to explain to a woman in butchered English that Chicharrón are fried pig skin was a highlight of my meal).
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Aficiao
Karlsson’s Vodka, Basil, Passion Fruit, Lemon Juice, Pasteurized Egg Whites, Orange Bitters.  (Made by Miguel Maldonado, house mixologist)

 

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Matador
Heradura Blanco Tequila, Lime Juice, Jalapeno Syrup, Cucumber, Mint.  (By Alex Valencia – Yerba Buena Perry, NY, NY)

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  3. michele says:

    the most exciting part (for me)? Aquarius! A Couple of Classy Cocktails at Coppelia – http://t.co/bko3pGst

  4. Pre-birthing ritual: Mac 'n Cheese with Pork Belly & Chicharrón washed down with some classy cocktails at @coppelianyc: http://t.co/uYOdoeGh

  5. Coppelia says:

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