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First Sip: O Theatre

Brothers Javier and Diego Ferro quietly opened this little cocktail lounge on the second floor of the Lyceum Theatre just before the CNY holidays. Once upon a time it used to be some kind of Chinese g...
2014-03-04 13:50:51
Brothers Javier and Diego Ferro quietly opened this little cocktail lounge on the second floor of the Lyceum Theatre just before the CNY holidays. Once upon a time it used to be some kind of Chinese guanxi bar than none of us would ever have bothered to visit. This new incarnation has potential.

The Ferro brother's gutted the space, moved the bar and put up handsome art deco-inspired decor. It's got potential. For starters, you have to walk through the lobby of the theater to get to it, which gives it a slight mystique. Inside, it's classy but comfortable and friendly. And Javier plays some excellent music — Nick Cave, Sonic Youth, PJ Harvey. I'm pretty sure we both grew up with the same CD collection.

The cocktail selection was conceived and written by Mexican mix master Hektor Monroy.

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