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.
Cantina 1910: flavorful Mexican fusion in a colorful Chicago neighborhood. We’re talking small plates, ceviche, tacos, dinner plates, and we’re describing it all after two glasses of bourbon and mescal, with the lasso of truth compelling us to tell it like it is.
MiLam reviews a bar with good cocktails in the Loop, plus some good food: Bar Novo, Great Street.