The location: 332 Lafayette St. The Scene – Once your eyes adjust to the dark, you’ll see why New Yorkers covet Temple’s mysterious charms. For most, it’s love at first sight of the stained wood, black marble and dim deco sconces, which is why fans refuse to have a drink here with just anyone.
Tucked in the shadows, you get the feeling this spot will exist forever. It’s a feeling worth saving for an escapade with real potential. – The Draw, Aside from the elegant atmosphere, the easy piano music and lovely lady legends of jazz murmuring in your ear, there are the strong drinks, a staggering vodka list, lovable bowls of popcorn on the table, and the sigh of relief that somewhere this effortless really exists. The lithe waitresses are in perfect taste and timing.
Without gimmick or theme, here’s a bar for adults that says, “You’ve made it.”