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Where to Toast Sandy with a Dark & Stormy

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Perhaps the most appropriate cocktail for a stormy day like today is, of course, the dark & stormy. Here's a round-up of some of the best around town, including a few interesting variations. (Disclaimer: Not all of these places are necessarily open today, so consult the #OpenInBOS list or call the venue directly before venturing out. Better yet, maybe stay dry at home and try one of these drinks later this week instead.)

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Redbones Barbecue

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55 Chester St.
Somerville, MA 02144
(617) 628-2200
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Like Highland Kitchen, Redbones offers a classic dark & stormy or a mark & stormy ($6 or $7, respectively).

2. Christopher's Restaurant & Bar

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1920 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02140
(617) 876-9180
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A classic dark & stormy. ($7.95)

3. Highland Kitchen

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150 Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA 02143
(617) 625-1131
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Highland Kitchen offers both a dark & stormy and a mark & stormy (made with Maker's Mark), and both feature a housemade chili-infused ginger beer. ($8.50)

4. Cambridge Common

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1667 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 547-1228
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A classic dark & stormy.

5. The Ginger Exchange

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1287 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 250-8618
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A classic dark & stormy. ($6.50)

6. Garden at The Cellar

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991 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 475-0045
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A classic dark & stormy. ($7.50)

7. Plough and Stars

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912 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 576-0032
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A classic dark & stormy. ($8)

8. Bambara

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25 Edwin H Land Blvd
Cambridge, MA 02141
(617) 868-4444
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Bambara's "Tall Dark and Stormy" is "a handsome drink" prepared with the classic ingredients. ($10)

9. P.F. Chang's

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100 Cambridgeside Pl.
Cambridge, MA 02141
(617) 250-9965
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All locations of the mega-chain serve a "Dark & Spicy," Cruzan Light and Blackstrap Rums mixed with a housemade ginger beer. ($9)

10. City Landing

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255 State Street
Boston, MA 02109
City Landing's "Perfect Storm" is made with Gosling's Black Seal Rum, Crabbies Ginger Beer, and a dash of Angosturra Bitters. ($12)

11. Anthem Kitchen & Bar

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101 S Market St.
Boston, MA 02109
(617) 720-5570
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A classic dark & stormy. ($11)

12. Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro

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25 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 723-1133
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In honor of the storm, the bistro is offering a special Dark & Sandy Cocktail ($11): ginger beer, Gosling’s Rum, a pasteurized raindrop from Sandy, a brown sugar “sandy rim,” and a lime wedge.

13. jm Curley

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21 Temple Place
Boston, MA 02111
(617) 338-5333
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jm Curley dresses up the classic cocktail with a sugared rim. ($9)

14. Kingston Station

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25 Kingston St.
Boston, MA 02111
(617) 482-6282
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Kingston Station's variation on the classic dark & stormy is called the "Partly Cloudy," and it features Brugal Anejo rum, ginger beer, and fresh ginger. ($7)

15. Poe's Kitchen at the Rattlesnake

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384 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 859-8555
A classic dark & stormy. ($7)

16. The Brahmin

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33 Stanhope St.
Boston, MA
A classic dark & stormy. ($10)

17. The Regal Beagle

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308 Harvard St.
Brookline, MA 02446
(617) 739-5151
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A classic dark & stormy. ($9)

18. South End Buttery

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314 Shawmut Ave.
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 482-1015
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A classic dark & stormy. ($11)

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1. Redbones Barbecue

55 Chester St., Somerville, MA 02144
Like Highland Kitchen, Redbones offers a classic dark & stormy or a mark & stormy ($6 or $7, respectively).
55 Chester St.
Somerville, MA 02144

2. Christopher's Restaurant & Bar

1920 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02140
A classic dark & stormy. ($7.95)
1920 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02140

3. Highland Kitchen

150 Highland Ave., Somerville, MA 02143
Highland Kitchen offers both a dark & stormy and a mark & stormy (made with Maker's Mark), and both feature a housemade chili-infused ginger beer. ($8.50)
150 Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA 02143

4. Cambridge Common

1667 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138
A classic dark & stormy.
1667 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02138

5. The Ginger Exchange

1287 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02139
A classic dark & stormy. ($6.50)
1287 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02139

6. Garden at The Cellar

991 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138
A classic dark & stormy. ($7.50)
991 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02138

7. Plough and Stars

912 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139
A classic dark & stormy. ($8)
912 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139

8. Bambara

25 Edwin H Land Blvd, Cambridge, MA 02141
Bambara's "Tall Dark and Stormy" is "a handsome drink" prepared with the classic ingredients. ($10)
25 Edwin H Land Blvd
Cambridge, MA 02141

9. P.F. Chang's

100 Cambridgeside Pl., Cambridge, MA 02141
All locations of the mega-chain serve a "Dark & Spicy," Cruzan Light and Blackstrap Rums mixed with a housemade ginger beer. ($9)
100 Cambridgeside Pl.
Cambridge, MA 02141

10. City Landing

255 State Street, Boston, MA 02109
City Landing's "Perfect Storm" is made with Gosling's Black Seal Rum, Crabbies Ginger Beer, and a dash of Angosturra Bitters. ($12)
255 State Street
Boston, MA 02109

11. Anthem Kitchen & Bar

101 S Market St., Boston, MA 02109
A classic dark & stormy. ($11)
101 S Market St.
Boston, MA 02109

12. Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro

25 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114
In honor of the storm, the bistro is offering a special Dark & Sandy Cocktail ($11): ginger beer, Gosling’s Rum, a pasteurized raindrop from Sandy, a brown sugar “sandy rim,” and a lime wedge.
25 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114

13. jm Curley

21 Temple Place, Boston, MA 02111
jm Curley dresses up the classic cocktail with a sugared rim. ($9)
21 Temple Place
Boston, MA 02111

14. Kingston Station

25 Kingston St., Boston, MA 02111
Kingston Station's variation on the classic dark & stormy is called the "Partly Cloudy," and it features Brugal Anejo rum, ginger beer, and fresh ginger. ($7)
25 Kingston St.
Boston, MA 02111

15. Poe's Kitchen at the Rattlesnake

384 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116
A classic dark & stormy. ($7)
384 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116

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16. The Brahmin

33 Stanhope St., Boston, MA
A classic dark & stormy. ($10)
33 Stanhope St.
Boston, MA

17. The Regal Beagle

308 Harvard St., Brookline, MA 02446
A classic dark & stormy. ($9)
308 Harvard St.
Brookline, MA 02446

18. South End Buttery

314 Shawmut Ave., Boston, MA 02118
A classic dark & stormy. ($11)
314 Shawmut Ave.
Boston, MA 02118

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