When things were going badly, we'd say, 'Think of manhattans at the Mark.'
As soon as they were seated, Cynthia perused the menu, bit her lip and ordered manhattans for both of them.
You're not drinking those awful manhattans are you?
The clincher was your not knowing about the Byrnes' dream of sipping manhattans in Frisco.
The waiter brought two manhattans before Dean could answer.
And I wouldn't be sitting here in this elegant room, listening to classical guitar music and sipping manhattans with the light of my life, Dean thought.