Viktor & Spoils, the new tequila concept that has taken over the old CV Lounge space inside the Hotel on Rivington has some serious pedigree on their cocktail program heavyweights Steve Olson, Andy Seymour and Leo Degroff have created an extensive agave-focused drinks list that includes 36 tequilas, 37 mescals plus classic and creative cocktails. Le Bernardin alum John Keller, most recently of Co-op Food & Drink, created a modern Mexican menu of snacks, including nachos, taquitos and tacos stuffed with fillings like cactus tempura and beer-braised short rib.
What to drink? Suave Agave with Chinaco Añejo tequila, malbec, pomegranate juice, hibiscus and the Añejo Smash with Siete Leguas Anjo Tequila, Grand Marnier, lemon, and mint.
105 Rivington St between Essex and Ludlow Sts (212-475-3485)