Relief from the heat

Fabulous Fare – close to home –
because dining local supports us all!

Libations from some of our favorite local spots that lick the hot temperatures and high humidity:
drought conditions be damned!

By Rachel Dunphy
Photos by Carl Heyerdahl

Summer Manhattan Cocktail at The Spot

Bartender: Jacob Smith
Recipe: In an iced cocktail shaker mix 2.5 oz bourbon or whiskey, 5 oz sweet vermouth, .5 oz orange juice,.5 oz pineapple juice, splash of cranberry, and a dash of Angostura bitters. Shake and pour over ice into a tall (Collins) glass. Garnish with lemon twist and maraschino cherry. Enjoy!
Price: $7


Blackberry Mojito at The Inn at Shelburne Farms

Bartender: Paul Gibson
Recipe: 6-8 mints leaves, 8-10 medium blackberries, white rum, simple syrup, lime juice, club soda, lime slice for garnish
Price: $15


Strawberry Royale at The Windjammer

Bartender: Amy Slayton
Recipe: Champagne, strawberry puree, rose water,
lemon twist for garnish
Price: $6


Summer Margarita at Cucina Antica

Bartender/owner: William Wisell
Recipe: Cuervo Gold Tequila, Cointreau, orange juice, Sour mix, salted rim
Price: $6.50


Summer Swizzler at Barkeaters

Bartender: Eric Barbic
Recipe: Muddle together fresh mint, basil, lime juice, and agave juice in cocktail shaker. Add cucumber vodka and ice. Shake. Add seltzer. Garnish with lime and mint. Yum!
Price: $8.50


Hawaiian Punch Bowl for 2 at Chef Leu’s

Recipe: Vodka, rum, Southern Comfort,
with a refreshing splash of mixed juices, and a flaming volcano of 151 rum, replete with umbrellas (no SPF needed!)
Price: $13.99

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