The Aviary to Take Reservations
By Anthony Todd in Food on May 4, 2011 9:05PM
This just in - The Aviary, Grant Achatz's new cocktail bar adjacent to Next, will start taking reservations. However, any restaurant connected with Next (which has a fairly complex system of ticketing) can't take just any reservations; there has to be a twist. If you want to drink their gastronomically complex cocktails, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org between 10 AM and 4 PM on the day you want to drink with your party size and contact information. Don't clear your calendar, since only 10 emails will be randomly selected each day. Hints that this would happen have been coming on Facebook for a while, as it seems the crowding and seating situation at The Aviary isn't as organized as the owners would like it to be.
If you use this system and it works, let us know. Oh, and keep in mind that "impossible to get" tickets for Next are not as hard to get as you might think - same day tickets are released through Facebook fairly frequently. If you want to go, just keep your eyes open.
The Aviary is located at 954 W Fulton Market.