American Fish, Aria
Dry gin, dry vermouth and orange bitters served with a lemon peel – the American Fish version of the classic dry martini, a cocktail with unknown specific origins (if you’d like an olive instead of a lemon peel, it’s a St. Francis cocktail, for the San Francisco hotel), $11.
Downtown Cocktail Room
The forerunner to the martini, created in the late 19th century, contains Old Tom gin, sweet vermouth and two dashes or orange bitters, stirred over ice, strained into a chilled coupe and garnished with orange zest, $10.
Lady Silvia, Soho Lofts
Hangar One Maine Wild Blueberry Vodka, Domaine Canton Ginger Liqueur, muddled fresh raspberries, fresh lime juice and a floating raspberry, $12.
Absolut Apeach Vodka, Cointreau, cane syrup, cranberry juice, fresh lime juice and a cinnamon-sugar rim, $9.
Ketel One Vodka, PAMA Liqueur, yuzu puree, fresh sour mix and fresh raspberries, served in a martini glass with pomegranate seeds, $12.
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