As promised, here's the press release for new lounge/"American tapas" joint Libation, opening soon in the old Torch space on Ludlow Street. Special thanks to the folks at Lizzie Grubman PR for phrases including but not limited to "super-trendy Lower East Side" and "sultry running waterfall."
The raucous, friendly atmosphere and focus on fine spirits of traditional Irish pubs meets the super-trendy Lower East Side in the new and elegantly designed bar and lounge Libation. Located on the bustling block of Ludlow Street between Rivington and Stanton Streets, Libation, just as the name suggests, is a nightspot created for a clientele who demands superior food and drink in a fun, upscale atmosphere.
The welcoming main lounge entered through street level showcases, on the southern wall, a large bar backlit with a sultry running waterfall, past which comfortable seating is arranged throughout the rest of the room. A side staircase on the opposite side leads up to the