Summit Bar) sat down with Food GPS (via Eater) to talk all things tending bar. In the chat, he dropped some big news: he's planning to open a new bar dubbed The Manhattan Cricket Club, which will be a "reservations only" joint serving classic cocktails and will be decked out in "James Bond style." He promises it won't be a "geeked-out coffee bar" and says that there will be performances and some sort of food component.Cocktail maven Greg Seider (
We noticed that he said it will be coming to the second floor of a venue run by Heath St. Clair, which can only mean one place: The Sunburnt Calf. This Aussie bar is much more a everyday watering hole than something fancy, and they experimented with keg service in the upstairs space. UWS residents should appreciate a little class when the joint opens, which Seider says could be as soon as next month (226 W 79th St.).