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Now serving our all new CLASSIC COCKTAIL MENU

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

20 retro & revamped recipes!

Get all the details on our Classic Cocktails menu page, but here’s a quick taste to get you started:

  • Aviation – A brilliant classic featuring Aviation gin, Luxardo Maraschino liqueur and fresh lemon juice.
  • Blood and Sand – Rudolph Valentino’s dramatic performance as the bullfighter in the silent film classic Blood and Sand was the inspiration for this 1920s cocktail.
  • French 75 – World War I soldiers in the French countryside are purported to have invented this cocktail of gin, lemon juice and champagne.
  • Jet Pilot – An undeniable tropical classic hailing from Steve Crane’s original restaurant, The Luau, which opened in Beverly Hills in 1953.
  • Moscow Mule – This spicy ginger beer cocktail was created in the early 1940s to showcase a new spirit on the American market – vodka – and is still a classic today.
  • Old Cuban – This Prohibition era cocktail sings of old Havana, with gold rum, muddled fresh mint, and sparkling champagne.
  • Pimm’s Cup – The traditional cooler of Wimbledon, made from scratch.
  • Planter’s Punch – Very possibly the first tropical cocktail, the Planter’s Punch was first mentioned in the New York Times in 1908.
  • Tropical Itch – Originally created by Harry Yee of the Hawaiian Village Hotel in Waikiki.
  • Vesper – Casino Royale. James Bond. Sexy, alluring, deadly, and with perfect aim. This recipe is straight out of Ian Fleming’s 1953 novel.

And don’t forget to also check out our SPRING COCKTAIL SPECIALS!