“The Fish,” a sushi bar in downtown Bradenton, Florida, serves wonderful sushi rolls and interesting cocktails.
The Short Stack is a pancake-flavored, day-drinking (known in the civilized world as “brunch”) cocktail made with maple-flavored whiskey and ginger beer, with a bacon-and-blueberry garnish.
This bright and sunny Ginger Shrub Cocktail has everything: fresh lime juice, ginger beer, rum, sunburned drifters with soap sud beards…
Margaritas Congeladas de Danilo, (Dan’s Frozen Margaritas) uses a homemade sour mix made from freshly squeezed lemon and lime juice. A really good tequila is important, but I think it’s the Cointreau that kicks this recipe into “world’s best” league. A great blender will whip this into a fabulous frozen cocktail with minimal effort.
The recipe for this raspberry rum shrub cocktail goes back to colonial times. It’s made from fresh fruit, ginger ale, and, uh … vinegar – but don’t let that get to you. It’s an adventure in a Collins glass. Finally! A better answer to “Bring me a shrubbery!”
Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse is a Chicago icon. Here’s our review.
This cool, blue, sweet, and spicy tropical dinner for four is fun and special without being fussy: Kahuna Salad, Spicy Coconut Beef and Vegetables, Blue Hawaiian cocktails, and Pineapple Upside-Down Cake. See the post for the menu and links to the recipes.
Blue curacao, pineapple juice, and coconut rum come together in a light and refreshing cocktail: the Brilliant Blue Hawaiian. Though it is itself blue, you will be anything but after one or two of these.
Happy New Year! Looking for something fun to make to welcome in 2016? This Holiday Punch cocktail is full of everything holiday: cranberries, your Christmas tree … gin. What, gin isn’t associated with the holidays? It is at my house.