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"It is almost like jazz music," says Rivera. "Classic cocktails never die.
Orlando Rivera, who has worked at the Plaza Hotel for 21 years, presides over the
Rivera also told us which are the proper garnishes for different cocktails. A Sidecar is garnished with a lemon, while a Cuba Libre is served with a lime. A Bloody Mary is served with a lemon or a lime, but a Gibson must be served with an onion pearl, not an olive.
We couldn't think of a better place to learn (or a better person to learn from) about classic cocktails than at this landmark location. Built in 1907 (originally as a bar for men only), the