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[UPDATE: This story was originally published on September 24.]
We love a dive-y sports bar as much as the next girl, but when we want to gaze into someone’s eyes, not at a scoreboard, or be distracted by skull-numbing noise, we call on our feminine wiles and head over to the most romantic drinking destinations for tippling à deux.
That's why we’ve visited and vetted the perfect spots to get the conversation going and the flames burning — all while bathing you in ultra-flattering light. And, these interiors — from cavernous wine venues to intimate saloons — should certainly set the mood. The rest of the night, we'll leave up to you. Ply that special someone with drinks, regale them with your fascinating tales, and mesmerize them with your smoking hotness — whatever it takes — and finish what we started.
Photographed by Anna-Alexia Basile
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Adult life is full of things we are never taught how to do. At least with some of it — filing taxes, buying a house, losing those last 10 pounds — there are a few courses you can take. But, when it comes to the drinking life, we are left to good old trial and error. And, a lot of it ends up in the latter.
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