5 to Try: Classic Cocktails

Across the country, the cocktail set is forgoing apple martinis and low-carb beers in favor of 1950s-era standards'the new drinks du jour.

Updated: March 19, 2004

5 to Try

Club Soda

111 W Tazewell St, Norfolk, VA 23510

Rat Pack-era cocktails like the Tom Collins are popular with the bohemian clientele at this cosmopolitan downtown eatery.


271 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23510

Downtown's ultramodern martini lounge offers more than 75 different versions, including the ever-popular vodka martini, to a hip professional crowd.