CitySip NYC Launches With Hawaiian Flair At Lani Kai

by Jonee Nunes · June 28, 2011

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    Cocktail connoisseur CitySip, a Hawaiian born, self-proclaimed guide to cocktail culture, partnered with SoHo's Lani Kai to bring together industry professionals and enthusiasts alike to 'Ho`olaule`a ' or celebrate the NYC Launch! Guests partied in traditional Hawaiian fashion, complete with a Tiki cocktails.

    Tobin Ellis, Julie Reiner, Brian Miller

    Lani Kai owner Julie Reiner, who also owns Flatiron Lounge and Clover Club, served as mixologist.  Alongside her were celebrity bartenders Tobin Ellis of Las Vegas' BarMagic and Brian Miller of Death & Company.  The trio served up smooth, island inspired Tanqueray Tiki Cocktails, LeBlon Cachaca, and Appleton Rum, with sounds from Tiki DJ Gina Haase and Jack Fetterman oozing into the laid back luau. cover cocktail culture in NYC from recipes to tips from industry insiders.