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With more than 100 variations on its menu, clearly Top of the Mark is a martini bar. The Golden Gate is one of the skyward lounge’s most-requested martinis—definitely worth shaking up after work before the weekend starts.   

Makes 1

4 ounces Jack Daniels

1 ounce crème de cacao

1/2 ounce lemon juice

Ice cubes

1. Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker half-filled with ice.

2. Shake, strain, and serve straight up.