Apothecary To Open Tomorrow

The intriguing elixir lounge Apothecary is opening to the public tomorrow. The second floor and roof deck are still a week or two out but you can explore the drink menu on the first floor.

The menu also lists their odd but interesting house etiquette.

Apothecary Lounge House Etiquette

Full menu after the jump.


turkish red delight
A gastrological catholicon / Cumin spiced beef and tomato lahmacun with cool red cabbage and sesame lime yogurt / 9

barcelona nostrum
The reason the Catalan can carol at such high decibels after a pack of Fortuna cigarettes / Caramelized onion and roasted red pepper coca with goat cheese and black olives / 10

Make your liver grateful / Shaved prosciutto, arugula, marinated fennel, fontina and tomato on a crispy crust / 12

“…and the egg”
The primordial restorative / A pizza alla bismarck with sliced salami, mozzarella, shirred egg and basil / 9

centersun secret
For those who want to go nuclear in the war against free radicals / Tender smoked salmon, caraway mustard cream cheese and cranberry jam
on focaccia / 12

living green specimen
A fun way to eat your broccoli / Marinated chicken breast, roasted broccoli, chipotle-pickled onion and provolone on focaccia / 10

dr. cacao’s sweet blessing
Relax, it’s good for you / Hazelnut chocolate and marshmallow on grilled bread with olive oil and salt / 9

american bird
Morpheus awaits those whom tryptophan sedates / Thin turkey breast and warm sharp cheddar, apple, and spicy sweet mustard on focaccia / 9

the big pills
Have you had enough tuna today? / Lovely crepe and olive oil tuna roulades with bacon dried tomato and roasted olive / 9

celebrated magnetic wraps
Avoid if you don’t like to smile / Miso marinated chicken breast lettuce wraps with fresh herbs, crispy noodles and ponzu dip / 10

universal “pastilla” panacea
It’s never too early to begin fortifying against Alzheimer’s / Chicken custard pastilla in crispy phyllo with Moroccan spice, raisin and almond / 9

powervital liniment
Give your teeth and bones a soaking / Neuchâtel fondue and garni of cornichons, strong breadstick, salami and grilled lettuce / 10

classic cocktails

Created in New York a decade into the 20th century, to usher in the age of flight/ Tanqueray #10, Luxardo Maraschino, Rothman & Winters Crème de Violette and fresh lemon juice, shaken turbulently / 10

duke of marlborough
From Harry Craddock of the Savoy Hotel, London, ca. 1925, an apéritif for the bon vivant / Lustau Amontillado Sherry, Italian vermouth, Regan’s Orange Bitters #6, incendiary citrus / 12

midtown village
A proprietary rendition of the ubiquitous Manhattan, libationally liberated for a proper Philadelphian / Rittenhouse Rye Whiskey, port wine, amaro, Italian vermouth, Fee Bros. Old Fashioned Bitters, orange on fire / 11

el floridita daiquiri
Havana, roaring twenties, for Papa Hemingway himself / J.M. West Indian Rhum, Luxardo Maraschino, fresh lime, a spoon of sugar, if necessary / crushed rocks to be had at the expense of one’s dignity / 12

corpse reviver no. 1
A restorative. To be taken swiftly / Laird’s 7½ Year AppleJack, Spanish brandy, sweet vermouth, lugubriously stirred so as not to disturb the senses / 12

clever club
An elucidating riff on the Clover Club, created at the Bellevue-Stratford Hotel, pre-Prohibition, for a group of self-proclaimed intellects. We add a dram of ginkgo. Think whilst you drink / Plymouth Gin, raspberry syrup, fresh lemon, egg white / shaken until all demons be cleared / 13

symphony of moist joy
From A.S. Crockett of the old Waldorf-Astoria, pre-WW1. Needs no words / Cognac, yellow Chartreuse, crème de menthe, pomegranate grenadine / 12

champagne cobbler
From Jerry Thomas, the father of modern mixology, ca. 1850, with an iota of rejuvenation on our part / Champagne, Creole Curaçao, Fee’s Lemon Bitters, crushed rocks / ornamented with fruits in season / 14

Paris, after the Great War. What to do with all this brandy? / V.S. Cognac, Cointreau, fresh lemon, sugar on the rim / 12

la paloma
A favorite along the Riviera Maya. A quintessential potation for sultry nights spent roofdecking / Siembre Azul 100% Agave Tequila Blanco, fresh lime, fresh grapefruit, housemade seltzer, sea salt / 11

bottled cocktails

In the grand Edwardian tradition, skillfully constructed and ready to share tableside. Liquid enough to slake the thirsts of four wanton souls or six chaste spirits.

baron von thrippleton royal polynesian
A delirious blend, culled from the annals. The Baron warns: “Romance may ensue” / Aged rum, orange Curaçao, falernum, hibiscus and lime / 53

philadelphia fish house punch
A potent libation, created in 1732 at the Schuylkill Fishing Co. “There’s a little place just out of town, where if you go to lunch, they’ll make you forget your mother-in-law with a drink called Fish House Punch” / Old brandy, peach cordial, Jamaican rum, strong tea and lemon / 58

kyushu sour
All the rage in Tokyo / Sweet potato Shochu, dry vermouth, vodka, lemon, lemon bitters and two minims of vanilla / 46


dermis fantasticus
Achieve the glow / Square One Organic Vodka, Domaine de Canton Ginger Liqueur, English cucumber purée, aloe vera, organic agave nectar, lemon verbena essence, house skin tincture / 13

An antioxidizing eye-opener / Brazilian Cachaca, Flor de Caña Nicaraguan Rum, honey liqueur, açaí, fresh blueberries, lemon, with chocolate molé bitters and European bilberry extract / 12

french buck
For the stag or doe / Absinthe (oui, l’article genuine), Briottet Crème de Cassis, fresh lemon, ginger beer, with a healthy dose of Siberian ginseng / 13

immunity idol
An analeptic of high style for all systems in need / Hendrick’s Gin, St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur, fresh pineapple and orange, champagne, orange bitters, echinacea, hawthorn root and elderberry liniment, with inebriated berries / 11

meditation on 13th st.
An opponent of stress and malcontent / Maker’s Mark Bourbon, Nux Alpina Walnut Liqueur, St. Elizabeth allspice, fresh egg white, holy basil and kava kava, with a trio of bitters and rosemary essence / 12

sarah tonin’s in the mood
A classically modern mood elevator. Going up? / Peruvian pisco, Aperol Bitter Orange Liqueur, Italian vermouth, crème de cacao, fresh lime, Korean ginseng to ensure a lift, chili-cocoa rim / 10

two sheikh’s “al ikseer”
An alchemic miracle tonic / Milagro 100% Blue Agave Reposado Tequila, green Chartreuse, blackberries, beetroot syrup, citrus, tincture of feverfew and Fee’s Old Fashioned Bitters / 13

booty collins*
Go on and get some / Green tea infused gin, passionfruit, organic agave nectar, fresh lemon, cayenne, yohimbe, valerian root, housemade seltzer and brandied cherries / *A word of warning- not for the faint of heart, or high of blood pressure. Proprietors take no responsibility for bad decisions made / 10

sage wisdom
A clarifier of memory, a purifier of thoughts / Clèment Premier Canne White Rhum Agricole, Clèment Créole Shrubb, fresh white grapefruit, fresh sage leaves, gingko, pineapple-sage foam / 11

west indian clock killer
From the dark reaches of the Caribbean archipelago, by way of the ancient Orient, better men than us have died in search of this formula of immortality / Naval rum, Laird’s Bonded Applejack, goji berries, pomegranate, spices, capsicum, housemade seltzer, crushed rocks / 12

tippling bros. magical pain extractor
A curative concoction for the battered and bruised / Averna Sicilian Amaro, Q Tonic, fresh mint and rosemary, cayenne extract, bitter apple foam / 11

temperance drinks

For the totalers of tee: Assembled to suit from the freshest fruits and finest sundries. Please confer with your Barman or Tablekeep.


pilsner, Pinkus Ur, 17 oz / 11
lager, Modelo Especial, 12 oz / 5
ale, Bell, 12 oz / 5
white ale, Hitachino Nest, 12 oz / 9
ancient ale, Baladin, 25 oz /25
farmhouse ale, Saison Dupont, 25 oz / 19
trappist ale, Duvel, 25 oz / 22
lambic, Lindeman’s, 12 oz / 13
light, Amstel Light, 12 oz / 5
non alcoholic, Einbecker, 12 oz / 5

lager, Carlsberg, 3/6
strong pale ale, Delerium Tremens, 4/7
english pale ale, Old Speckled Hen, 4/7
india pale ale, Lagunitas, 3/6
hefe weisse, Weihenstephaner, 3/6
gonzo porter, Flying Dog, 4/7

champagne & sparkling

Bele Casel Prosecco,Veneto, Italy, MV / 12/38
J Brut, Russian River Valley, California, MV / 15/63
Martin Soler Cava Brut, Penedes, Spain, MV / 50
Schramsberg Blanc de Blanc, Napa Valley, California, 2002 / 70
Beaumont des Crayeres Brut, Champagne, France, 1998 / 108
Veuve Clicquot Brut, Champagne, France, MV / 118
Delavenne Brut Rosé, Champagne, France, MV / 125
Moët & Chandon Dom Perignon, Champagne, France, 1996 / 325
Krug Grande Cuvèe, Champagne, France, MV / 370


Sauvignon Blanc, Clos du Pape, Bordeaux, France, 2006 / 8/29
Gruner Veltliner, Fuchs, Burgenland, Austria, 2007 / 9/32
Torrontes, Crios, Mendoza, Argentina, 2007 / 10/36
Chardonnay, Mill Creek, Dry Creek Valley, California, 2005 / 12/36
Pinot Grigio, Monarchia, Buda, Hungary, 2006 / 45
Riesling, Mönchhof, Mosel-Saar Ruwer, Germany, 2006 / 54
Sauvignon Blanc, Dog Point, Marlborough, New Zealand, 2005 / 90
Chardonnay, Sleepy Hollow Vineyard, Santa Lucia Highlands, California, 2004 / 125


Negrette, Château Bellevue La Forêt, Fronton, France, 2007 / 9/32


Cabernet Sauvignon, Benomi, Mendocino, California, 2005 / 13/39
Pinot Noir, Aquinas, Napa Valley, California, 2006 / 10/36
Côtes-du-Rhône Les Abeilles, J.L. Columbo, Rhône, France, 2005 / 11/38
Touriga Roriz-Touriga Nacional, Animus, Douro, Portugal, 2005 / 12/40
Dolcetto, Ceretto, Piedmont, Italy, 2005 / 56
Malbec, Mapema, Mendoza, Argentina, 2004 / 64
Pinot Noir Three Vineyards, Chehalem, Willamette Valley, Oregon, 2006 / 96
Cabernet Sauvignon, Jordan, Alexander Valley, California, 2004 / 150

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