Yonker’s GenY Cocktail Contest

by Katie Schlientz

Yonkers is certainly in revival mode—there’s new condos popping up, eco-friendly living spaces, and, of course, hip new eateries hitting the Y-O. Bars across the city are teaming up with the Yonkers Downtown/Waterfront Business Improvement District to kick off the Yonker’s GenY Cocktail Contest, to invite fellow Westchester residents to experience the excitement of the city’s new look and feel.

Get Involved

You have to test cocktails? Count me in! Simply visit the one of the participating restaurants—X20, Xaviars on the Hudson, Zuppa Restaurant, Guapo Cocina Mexicana, Dolphin Restaurant, Café Hudson and Empire City Casino—and take a few sips on their GenY Signature Cocktail. To vote for your favorite cocktail (votes tallied for a People’s Choice Award), simply follow @GenYonkers and tag your tweet with #GenYCocktail. Don’t forget to include the restaurant’s handle for your vote:
X20, Xaviars on the Hudson: @PeterXKelly
Zuppa Restaurant: @ZuppaRestaurant
Guapo Cocina Mexicana: @Guapococinamex
Dolphin Restaurant: #DolphinRestaurant
Café Hudson: #CafeHudson
Empire City Casino: @EmpireCity_C

The GenY Bonus

Pick up a drink voucher one of two ways—Friday evening through August participating restaurants are offering a buy 1 get 1 free voucher in conjunction with the Business Improvement District’s free summer concert series (pick up at participating locations) or online at www.GenerationYonkers.com*.
*Note: Limit one coupon per person.

Restaurant Winners

The contest winners will be announced September 3 at a “Shake Off Party,” where another title is up for grabs. “The Judge’s Choice Award” will be announced after a panel of well-known food entertainment writers vote for their favorite cocktail.



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