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Where to Toast the End of Tax Season
Today is a stressful day, wether you're an accountant or just an average Joe trying to get through the slog of filing on your own online. There's no doubt you'll need a drink or two when you're through, and there a few places offering relief around town. Here's who's helping out:
Little Dom’s or Dominick’s: The Piccolini Menu at Little Dom’s and the Little Menu at Dominick’s features wallet-friendly 3 oz. cocktails at $4 each. No doubt you'll need a few of those after all the number crunching, but it's nice to be able to sample a few things. On the list are various martinis, Manhattans, and champagne cocktails. Normally the menu is only available on Wednesdays from 5-7 p.m., but today is the exception.
Plan Check: Whether you’re toasting getting some green back from the Man, or taking the edge off because you had to fork over your entire savings, Plan Check has you covered with two different $8 specialty cocktails tonight. They're serving up a springy Gamma Ray cocktail, made with Pisco Porton, Midori, Orgeat, fresh lemon and lime juice or the Strawberry Tequila Daisy made with 100% Blanco Agave, fresh lime and muddled strawberries -- which just arrived at the farmers market.
Napa Valley Grille: All day today, Westwood Village imbibers can take the edge off with discounted drinks like the Bitter Send-Off ($9), a stiff drink combining Rittenhouse Rye, Aperol, simple syrup, Lebon, garnished with slices of blood orange and a sprig of mint or the Sweet Return ($12) made with Leblon Cachaça, fresh muddled atrawberries, lime juice with a touch of sugar. Tax payers can also enjoy chef Taylor Boudreaux’s value-driven Happy Hour (3-7 p.m.) and Reverse Happy Hour (9 p.m. - 12 a.m.) menus, including turkey meatballs ($6), peperonata bruschetta ($5), basil pesto flatbread ($7),Korean BBQ beef skewers ($4), and spicy mac and cheese ($6).
1933 Group Bars: Perhaps the best of all the Tax Day deals are at the 1933 Group bars, where they'll be pouring pocket-friendly $1 cockails from 7 p.m.- 9p.m. this evening. Here's what each bar has to offer:
Bigfoot West, Damm the Man: Whiskey, Hot Damn Liqueur, Coca-Cola on ice.
Thirsty Crow, Refund Rum Old Fashioned: Zaya Rum, bitters and sugar.
Oldfield’s Liquor Room, Triangle Revolt: House spiced rum, Laird’s Apple Brandy, fresh lime juice, pineapple gomme syrup, Apple & Angostura Bitters.
La Cuevita, The Write-Off: Stawberry & basil infused vodka, fresh lime juice topped with soda
Bigfoot Lodge, Tax Day Daiquiri: Pyrat Rum, fresh lime juice, simple syrup