Thirsty: 7 Sweet Maple Syrup Cocktails in NYC

The TAVO doors are officially open in the West Village. Entrepreneur Francisco Decrescenzo brings contemporary global cuisine with a Latin flare to its warm, 70-seat space inspired by the owner’s individual travels. The cocktail program by Giancarlo Reyes offers a large list of liquors, including the once banned Bison Grass Vodka, and rare ingredients like activated charcoal. Sip the Black Widow, created with Bulleit Rye, activated charcoal, smoked maple syrup, meyer lemon, egg white, raspberry and angostura bitters. 615 Hudson St., 917-675-6454,, @tavo_nyc