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Bar 108 offers a wide array of international beer, wine, champagne, and liquor, and the full kitchen serves pub food like sliders and tacos. Since opening in January, the elegant and cool Soho hotspot has quickly become a popular gathering place for elegant and cool people, scoring numerous raving features by publications like The Luxury Spot and Time Out New York.
If you’re thirsting for a beverage, choose anything from Bar 108’s extensive menu. Go for one of the five drafts on tap like Hoegaarden or Stella, or try an imported bottle like Peroni or Red Stripe. Wines from Italy, New Zealand, Australia, and California go for $12–$13 per mini carafe. As for cocktails, Bar 108’s menu introduces creative combos like the Key Lime Pie Martini with vanilla vodka, lime, and pineapple juice in a graham cracker-rimmed glass.
The venue’s interior juxtaposes new- and old-school bar elements to create a unique vibe. The classic beige leather booths, glowing candles, and white-marble and dark-wood bar contrast with the eight flat-screen TVs and modern light and sound systems.
Clubplanet.com describes the unique interior combo: > * Join a chic lounge with a laid-back sports bar and you get a quirky-yet-intriguing effect of Bar 108…Versatility in good style.
Citysearchers rate Bar 108 a near-perfect 4.5 stars; Yelpers give the Soho spot a strong four: > * this place is a great neighborhood bar. It’s a random amalgamation of dichotomies…cozy and sleek, intimate and trendy, sports bar and lounge. – Serena C., Yelp > * i’ve been meeting my girlfriends here afterwork since they opened- (they have $5 wine that’s actually decent!) and now that the weather is warming up they open the big windows on houston street – Rmirk, Citysearch > * Bar 108 is the ideal place to grab a beer and watch a game! I stopped in the other day with a bunch of friends and I really enjoyed my time there. They have a great selection of beers and all of the appetizers I tried were delicious! If your [sic] looking for a casual yet classy spot to take in a game- this is definitely it! – tayday, Citysearch
New Word: Clasual
Bar 108’s classy yet casual atmosphere has inspired Webster’s Dictionary to add a new word in its 2010 edition: clasual. The word perfectly describes Bar 108’s high-class, laid-back atmosphere. In addition, clasual also refers to the attitude of a mean camel. Here’s how to use clasual in a sentence:
- The club’s atmosphere was totally clasual, since it featured flat-screen TVs and a relaxed dress code.
- Claude was a particularly difficult camel to ride because he was extremely clasual.
- The character of Claude, the clasual camel, contrasted the club’s clasual complexion considerably.
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