March Brings Espresso Martini Day Specials and Musical Events to NYC

March is here, ushering in a delightful blend of live music and Espresso Martini celebrations. Join us in embracing the essence of March—a month where music meets mixology, creating unforgettable moments of joy and flavor.

Clinton Hall’s 51st St. Location Offers a Monday Night Flip Night Drink Special and Their 36th St. Location Debuts $10 Deflation Lunch Special

Join us for Monday Flip Night at Clinton Hall on 51st Street (230 E 51st). Every Monday from open ’til close at Clinton Hall, flip a coin, if you call the correct outcome, your drink is free. Enjoy great Supercraft beer, hard seltzers, wine and a full bar menu alongside delicious food like the signature Double Smashed Burger, Buffalo Cauliflower, Crispy Chicken Wings, Giant Pretzels and more. Clinton Hall wants to start your week off on the right side, there’s no heads or tails about it! Make lunch delectable at Clinton Hall with their $10 Deflation Lunch special, available Monday through Friday from 12 pm to 4 pm, only available at their 36th Street location (16 W. 36th Street). The special menu includes tempting options such as the Classic Burger & Waffle Fries, a culinary masterpiece that will undoubtedly satisfy your cravings or the Chicken BLT and Waffle Fries, featuring grilled chicken, Nueske's bacon, lettuce, tomato, all nestled within a brioche bun and drizzled with herb mayo. For a zestier option, indulge in the Chicken Quesadilla with Tortilla Chips, filled with cheesy grilled chicken, fire-roasted vegetables, pico de gallo, lime crema, and guacamole—all for just ten dollars. Visitors can also score Founders Solid Gold beer for just $4 alongside all of their popular SUPERCRAFT beer, hard seltzers, wine and a full bar. For more information, please visit

Indulge in Books and Brunch with Alix Strauss at Ainslie on 3/10 

Lean into your literary side at Ainslie (199 Bowery) on Sunday, March 10th from 12pm-2pm at the restaurant's first Books and Brunch event with award-winning author and New York Times contributor, Alix Strauss. Join in on a very special Sunday afternoon of curated cuisine and conversation hosted by Alix Strauss and centered around her cult classic The Joy of Funerals, which has been re-issued in celebration of its 20th anniversary. The Joy of Funerals is a collection of stories that explores the lives of nine young women, each willing to take drastic measures to fill the voids created by longing and loneliness. Tying these women together is Nina, a lonely, single, thirty-something Manhattanite who attends stranger’s funerals in the hope of bonding with the mourners. This special $79.99 prix-fixe brunch will include “Mourning Mimosas,” a signed copy of The Joy of Funerals and a reading and conversation with Alix herself. Indulge in mouth-watering appetizers like Meatballs Pomodoro and Fontina Arancini. Entrees include your choice of dishes like French Toast, Avocado Toast or Orecchiette Pasta, and Banana Bread Bites will round out an absolutely perfect meal. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit: Tickets are incredibly limited and selling fast, so secure your spot for an unforgettable Sunday today.

Loulou Hosts An Alluring Evening of Live Music Featuring Vocalist Hilary Kole on 3/15 

Embark on an enchanting evening of elegant sounds at Loulou (176 8th Ave) on March 15th as the captivating vocalist Hilary Kole takes the stage for Daddy Rabbit, infusing each note with her irresistible charm. In this exclusive post-recording concert, Kole will showcase her upcoming album, meticulously produced and arranged by the brilliant Misha Piatigorsky. The evening will feature Tatum Greenblatt's dapper trumpet, the international flair of Israeli bassist Alon Near, and the rhythmic mastery of drummer Rudy Royston. Doors open at 7 PM, encouraging you to enjoy the pre-performance ambiance, connect with fellow enthusiasts, and savor drinks before the 8 PM showtime. Tickets can be purchased here:

Celebrate Espresso Martini Day with Cocktail and Flight Specials All Month Long 

Hidden Lane offers a delicious assortment of Espresso Martinis at their picturesque bi-level bar steps from Gramercy Park at 129 E 15th St. in honor of National Espresso Martini Day! Guests can swing by to enjoy the classic version or one of their unique renditions including special Peanut Butter, Raspberry, and Chocolate. The espresso martinis will be specially priced at $10 all day on Friday, March 15th. 

Experience an exclusive Espresso Martini Extravaganza at Hole in the Wall with $10 Espresso Martinis all week long from March 1st to 31st. On the big day, savor $8 specially priced Espresso Martinis made with vodka, Mr. Black and house-roasted espresso paired with exclusive food recommendations at FiDi (15 Cliff Street), Murray Hill (626 1st Avenue), Flatiron at Hotel Henri (37 W. 24th Street), and Williamsburg (292 Bedford Avenue) locations. When you snap a photo of your visit and share, tagging @holeinthewall, guests will be entered to win one year of free Espresso Martinis. 

Celebrate all things Espresso Martini this March at Isla & Co. where they host a month-long celebration for the cocktail they crown as the greatest cocktail in the world. Throughout the entire month, enjoy a rotation of signature Espresso Martinis, each priced at just $10. Delight in the classic Original Espresso Martini made with vodka, Mr. Black, house-roasted espresso and demerara, followed by the tempting Olive Temptation made with Starward Australian whiskey, the Scarlett Rose with tequila reposado and the Coco Devine, made with cocoa infused rum. To complement each week's special, they'll provide food recommendations that perfectly pair with the featured Espresso Martini. On March 15th, they’ll also be celebrating National Espresso Martini Day with all their Espresso Martinis available for an unbeatable $8. Additionally, lucky visitors dropping by any day in March and posting a photo or video of their Espresso Martini, tagging @islaandco, stand a chance to win one of 31 Espresso Martini VIP cards. A new winner will be selected daily, offering patrons the opportunity to relish free Espresso Martinis for an entire year with every purchase.


Celebrate National Espresso Martini Day at Slate (54 W. 21st St.), Chelsea's upscale lounge and nightclub. Known for its chic atmosphere, Slate is offering a special treat – the High Score Espresso Martini for just $10 on 3/15. This exclusive concoction features Ketel One, Mr. Black coffee liqueur, simple syrup, and is garnished with coffee beans for an extra touch of indulgence. 

Celebrate Espresso Martini Day at Amali (115 E. 60th St.) with an iconic Midnight in Paris Tahini Espresso Martini all evening for half price while seated at the bar. This chic spot serves up seasonal Mediterranean delights sourced locally by Executive Chef Alex Tubero. 

Empire Steak House is offering $10.95 espresso martinis in honor of Espresso Martini Day! Guests can enjoy the special deal with complimentary housemade potato chips at their three Midtown locations including 151 E. 50th St. in the heart of New York City, W. 54th Street and W. 49th and Broadway for the holidays, exclusively at the bar! This iconic steakhouse known for its top-notch cuisine and elegant ambiance offers a diverse menu featuring perfectly grilled steaks, delicious seafood, and an extensive selection of fine wines and craft cocktails.

Head to Loulou to Enjoy the Musical Debut of Singer Khailah Johnson on 3/22 

Experience the enchanting debut of vocalist Khailah Johnson during Daddy Rabbit at Loulou (176 8th Ave) on Friday, March 22nd. Taking the New York scene by storm, Khailah is not only a remarkable jazz singer but also a multi-talented artist, celebrated for her brilliant dance moves and award-winning acting, including the Papermill Playhouse award for Outstanding Leading Actress in the musical "Sister Act." As a regular on the CW series "4400," portraying Ladonna, Khailah's star power is undeniable. Teaming up with pianist Misha Piatigorsky, this dynamic duo promises to weave a spellbinding evening of magic that you won't want to miss. Doors open at 7 PM, allowing guests to mingle and enjoy drinks before the 8 PM showtime. Tickets can be purchased here:

Loulou Hosts An Exclusive Live Jazz Show Featuring Singer Emily Braden on 3/29 

Visit Loulou (176 8th Ave) to delight in the sounds of talented Brazilian vocal sensation, Jackie Ribas, during a captivating performance at Daddy Rabbit on Friday, March 29th. Jackie's musical journey started in the church, singing gospel music as the daughter of a preacher. With unparalleled versatility, she effortlessly melds genres, ranging from pop and jazz to the vibrant rhythms of samba. Internationally acclaimed, Jackie infuses every show with love and joy, making it an unforgettable experience. Joining her on this musical odyssey are the renowned Brazilian drummer Mauricio Zottarelli, the skilled bassist Peter Slavov, and the charismatic host and pianist Misha Piatigorsky, along with surprise guest appearances. Doors open at 7 PM, inviting you to immerse yourself in the pre-party fun socializing with other music enthusiasts, and enjoying drinks before the 8 PM showtime. Tickets can be purchased here:

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