Ten Degrees - With the East Village’s transformation from gritty punk capital to banker-friendly paradise nearing completion, newcomer Ten Degrees hops aboard the pseudo-Euro-chic fleet with its warm and cozy digs and chi-chi charm. Just a beat away from Tompkins Square Park, this airy wine and cheese bar serves the aforementioned plus beer and liquor to a soundtrack of sexy French jazz-hop and Middle Eastern melodies. Nibbles like olives, cheese, and Serrano ham pair well with the fine selection of Spanish and French wine and European draft beer. An intimate back area and reasonable prices make this unassuming little charmer perfect for a first-date drink or after-work cocktail. With that certain je ne sais quoi floating about, Ten Degrees will leave you feeling transported.