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Red Lantern (shown in the picture above) and Lolita are sure bets for bachelorettes, says Baxter.
If you can brave the secondhand smoke, Cigar Masters is an enclave of eligible gents.
Great food, cocktails, and ambiance make Eastern Standard a go-to anytime, says Edwards.
For midweek mingling, Sonsie remains a solid spot for after-work Back Bay crowds.
Kirsten "Kitty" Amann knows her cocktails. She's a founder of the Boston chapter of LUPEC (Ladies United for the Preservation of Endangered Cocktails), a member of the Greater Boston Beverage Society, and a Fernet-Branca brand ambassador. But for her book The Screaming Orgasm: 69 X-Rated Cocktails, Amann brought the bar into the bedroom, showcasing drinks with special sex appeal. Here's a taste. For more, raise a toast with her on February 14, when she'll host a singles soiree at Emerald Lounge.
WALK OF SHAME/MARCH OF GLORY
2 oz. vodka
1 oz. blackberry syrup
.75 oz. lime juice
Ginger ale or Champagne
Shake all ingredients except ginger ale or Champagne with a few fresh blackberries and raspberries in a cocktail shaker. Strain over crushed ice in a highball or Collins glass. Top with a splash of ginger ale (Walk of Shame) or Champagne (March of Glory). Garnish with fresh berries.