The Aviary (Chicago) from 8 Cutting-Edge Cocktail Bars Slideshow

8 Cutting-Edge Cocktail Bars Slideshow

Arthur Bovino
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Bar Centro at The Bazaar (Los Angeles)

Anyone familiar with the whimsical, avant-garde culinary creations of celebrated chef José Andrés should not be surprised to learn that in his restaurants, his forward-thinking sensibilities also extend to the bar. On the cocktail menu at The Bazaar, you’ll find everything from a liquid nitrogen-spritzed smoky (literally) cocktail called The Smoke and Water to a Salt Air Margarita topped with salt foam to a "Magic" Mojito strained over cotton candy. The must-try item for martini drinkers, however, is the "New Way" Dirty Martini, featuring a spherified olive and olive brine air.

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