Great Bars 2013: Proof

A wall of wine greets guests of Mark Kuller’s comely Penn
Quarter restaurant/bar—the first hint that they’re about to enter a
serious wine-sipping spot. Cellar geeks won’t be disappointed, as wine
director Joe Quinn oversees a well-curated selection of reds and whites.
But there’s plenty here for foodies to love, too—don’t miss house-made
pâtés and terrines by chef Haidar Karoum. Insider tip: Adding to the
embarrassment of riches: libations by the talented Adam Bernbach. Start
your experience off with a perfectly mixed Manhattan. Open