If You're Feeling Like...Comedy & A Cocktail
In our next installment of If You're Feeling Like... where we pair two New York City happenings that go together like PB&J (or you and your love), we're featuring comedy clubs and nearby cocktail bars. People say the best way to love is to laugh. So why not amp up your weeknight romance with a "this could pay for my Sweetgreen salad" cocktail and corresponding ha-ha place? We've rounded up our 10 favorite combos below for exactly this.
If you and yours are ever "feeling" like anything else, tag us on Twitter or Instagram @idktonight, and we'll create a guide inspired by you. Greenwich VillageComedy Cellar (a.k.a. “The Cellar”) is a New York comedic institution. With famed comedians like Dave Chappelle, Amy Schumer, and Leslie Jones often dropping in to try out new material, the caliber of content at the shows here are top notch. Never mind the tightknit village basement feel and strong drinks. If you want to pregame or follow-up your laugh sesh with a libation, head over to the cozy cocktail bar Up & Up down the block, which is ironically also a flight down.ChelseaThat sweet spot between Gramercy and Chelsea is where comedy giant Gotham Comedy Club lives, and is often home to comedy greats like Jerry Seinfeld. The spacious theater – lined with framed photos of famous comedians – has a polished feel, with servers bringing out food and drinks long before the show begins. Head a few minutes around the corner to Bathtub Gin for some gin-infused nightcaps (and maybe a classic bathtub shot).