Shanghai project by a couple of the people behind Bar Alcocase, it's named after their head bartender, Suzu, a protege of legendary Tokyo cocktail king Takao Mori. Opened in late-late 2018, on the surface it's a demure, subdued Japanese cocktail lounge with a half-moon bar and lounge. Just underneath that, it's a little cheeky: the bar staff have a good sense of humor, and the atmosphere is welcoming and cozy but not sleep-inducing. Drinks are pricy but exquisitely, almost painstakingly crafted, and they'll even serve you up a little cup of hot soup when it's cold out.
Tucked behind a staircase on Huashan Lu, there's a new Martini you might want to know about. Suzu Bar is a small, dark, semi-circular room with about a dozen bar chairs and a bit of lounge seating, named after the bartender. He's a protege of Ginza gin godfather Read more...
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