Americas drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Brewery in Gibsons

Persephone Brewing Company

Welcome to one of Canada’s only farm-to-barrel microbreweries. Among numerous sustainable practices, Persephone grow their own hops at an on-site 11-acre farm and harvest them specifically for their home-brewed beer…
Top Choice Distillery in Charleston County Sea Islands

Firefly Distillery

The world’s first hand-crafted sweet-tea-flavored vodka came from this gem of a distillery, tucked into the forest on Wadmalaw Island. Sampling this classic, which is made with tea grown on the nearby Charleston Tea…
Top Choice Club in Brooklyn: Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick

House of Yes

Anything goes at this hedonistic warehouse venue, with two stages, three bars and a covered outdoor area that offers some of the most creative themed performance and dance nights in Brooklyn. You might see aerial-si…
Top Choice Cafe in Bogotá

Azahar Café

Possibly the finest shrine to coffee in Colombia, the recently amplified Azahar exudes taste, expertise and an undying passion for the country’s second-most-famous homegrown product (after cocaine). Busy baristas wo…
Top Choice Microbrewery in Southern Illinois

Scratch Brewing

You'll find this farmhouse brewery hidden away amid horse- and sheep-grazing pastures just 5 miles outside Shawnee National Forest in Ava. Twigs, bark, berries and herbs from the farm are thrown into their foraged w…
Top Choice Bar in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Trick Dog

Drink adventurously with ingenious cocktails inspired by local obsessions: San Francisco muralists, Chinese diners or conspiracy theories. Every six months, Trick Dog adopts a new theme and the menu changes – proof …
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in French Quarter

Bar Tonique

'Providing shelter from sobriety since 08/08/08', Tonique is a bartender’s bar. Seriously, on a Sunday night, when the weekend rush is over, we’ve seen no fewer than three of the city’s top bartenders arrive here to…
Top Choice Club in Kingston

Dub Club

Dub Club is a house party that's become a Jamaican brand. And what a house! Set high on Jack's Hill, it looks down over the lights of Kingston, twinkling in the night. The huge sound system treats you to the deepest…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in SoHo & Chinatown

Apothéke

It takes a little effort to track down this former opium-den-turned-apothecary bar on Doyers St (look for the illustration of a beaker hanging above the doorway). Inside, skilled barkeeps work like careful chemists,…
Top Choice Bar in Hanalei

Tahiti Nui

The legendary Nui (which made a cameo appearance in The Descendants) is a tiki dive bar with heart and history, and a rather tasty dinner menu. It's usually crowded from mid-afternoon onward, and can get rollicking …