It’s Been a Long Week: The Fillmore


Image: Essential Homme, The Fillmore Room

As true believers of the work hard, play hard mantra, we present you with It’s Been a Long Week, a weekly column aimed at awarding some liquid appreciation to you for just being yourself, dammit. Make a glass or two on us, you deserve it.


The Fillmore Room’s The Fillmore
Once a go-to for the art world’s whose who’s in Chelsea, New York’s Moran’s has now become The Fillmore Room, an art-deco inspired restaurant and bar with classic American fare. For its inducting libation, we’ve opted for The Fillmore: a drink that shares the new room’s name and resounding boom.



  • 1.5 oz. Evan Williams Black
  • 0.5 oz. Grand Marnier
  • 0.75 oz. Fresh lemon juice
  • 0.5 oz. Simple syrup
  • Claret to top

Image: Essential Homme, Stirrings, Evan Williams, Grand Marnier, Claret


In a small shaker tin, add all the ingredients except the claret. Add ice and shake. Fine strain everything into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Gently float red wine on top. Garnish with an orange and cherry skewer.