New York: Fat Cat Jazz Club
Get There: 75 Christopher Street, West Village.
Cost: $3 entry
The Fat Cat is an underground jazz club filled with pool and ping-pong tables, checkers, chess and scrabble sets. If you’re not up for a game, plonk down on one of the comfy sofas and watch local live musicians serenade your ears with funky jazz tunes. The bar offers basic beer and wine plus a range of cocktails made with Korean spirits. This joint is popular for after work drinks and many businessmen undo their collars and cuffs to join the fun. The Fat Cat is a relaxed place to go hang out all afternoon and gets rowdy come sundown.