Tom’s Urban has created a drink that’s much more whiskey-forward than you’d expect from its bright pink color, although it mellows out a bit on the back end thanks to a high dose of sugar. To make Whiskey Business just like the New York-New York restaurant does, muddle some hibiscus flowers in simple syrup beforehand, and add a touch to the prickly pear nectar.
Holsteins’ new Game Day Brunch menu offers the Dill Weed cocktail, a take on a bloody caesar, or Clamato-based bloody mary. Despite the combination of aggressive ingredients, the cucumber vodka base smooths everything over, a perfect way to ease back into drinking for morning revelers still recovering from the night before.
With pumpkins in season and Halloween in the air, Friday the 13th is a perfect time to try the seasonal Smashed Pumpkin cocktail from the new Lakes-area Salud Mexican Bistro and Tequileria.