Sip the last days of summer away with endless summer cocktails from White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails’ Hello Darlin’, Bistro Off Broad’s Keel Pom Martini, The Shed at Glenwood’s Italicus Spritz, Bully Boy’s Adult Cream Soda #1 and STK Atlanta’s Cucumber Stiletto. Revelers can also toast to the end of summer at home with these step-by-step cocktail recipes perfect for any Labor Day festivities, BBQs or relaxing pool days.
Below are easy-to-follow recipes from some of my favorite places in the A:
White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails’ Hello Darlin’
2 oz. Hendrick’s Gin
3 Dashes Rhubarb Bitters
½ oz Lemon Juice
½ oz Lime Juice
1 oz Simple Syrup
¼ oz. Blackberry Sage Syrup
Combine all ingredients into a shaker filled with ice.
Shake hard for 10 seconds, strain into an ice-filled tall Collins glass.
Top with Club Soda.
Garnish with an orange quarter.
ABOUT WHITE OAK KITCHEN & COCKTAILS:
Located in the heart of downtown, White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails brings regionally sourced contemporary Southern cuisine to Atlanta. Executive Chef Timothy Magee leads the kitchen with his appreciation for seasonal ingredients and classical technique. Winner of four consecutive Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence, White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails' wine list continues to develop as a compliment to the cuisine. White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails is operated by Brewed to Serve Restaurant Group Inc. and is located at 270 Peachtree St. Atlanta, GA, 30303. Restaurants hours are Monday-Friday 11:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday 4:00 p.m.-10:30, and the bar is open until 11:00 p.m. or later. For more information about the restaurant or to view the most up-to-date menus visit whiteoakkitchen.com or call (404) 524-7200.
Bistro Off Broad’s Keel Pom Martini
1 ¾ oz. Keel Vodka
3 oz. Pomegranate juice
½ oz. Triple sec
1. Shake vigorously
2. Strain into a pre chilled martini glass.
3. Garnish lime wedge.
ABOUT BISTRO OFF BROAD:
Bistro Off Broad is a chef-inspired dining experience located in historic downtown Winder, Georgia. Combining casual chic and historic elegance, serving fresh, local, and affordable food and great wine and great spirits in a beautiful setting. With extensive lunch and dinner menus and a full-bar, diners enjoy our a wide selection of traditional French and Contemporary American cuisine showcasing farm-to-table dishes, simple elegance, and great flavors. Bistro Off Broad is housed in a beautiful 1890s building that has been lovingly restored and transformed into a casually chic bistro serving a selection of traditional French and Contemporary American Cuisine. Designed with beautiful chandeliers, exposed brick, original shiplap, and repurposed wood, the Bistro is the first of its kind in downtown Winder, Georgia. With Chef Alex Friedman, formerly of P’cheen in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward, Bistro Off Broad boasts a menu of classic bistro fare in a beautiful setting. Bistro Off Broad is open for lunch daily from Tuesday to Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., for dinner from Tuesday to Thursday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and on Friday to Sunday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and open for brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bistro Off Broad is located at 16 E Candler St, Winder, GA 30680. For more information, visit http://www.bistrooffbroad.com. Stay connected on Twitter at @bistrobroad, on Instagram at @bistrobroad, and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Bistro-Off-Broad-129399941013597/
The Shed at Glenwood’s Italicus Spritz
1 1/2 oz. Italicus
2 oz. Rose Cava
3 oz. Soda Water
Fresh orange to garnish
Combine Italicus and Rose Cava into a glass filled with ice.
Top with soda water.
Garnish with a orange slice.
ABOUT THE SHED AT GLENWOOD:
With new owners and a reinvigorated spirit, The Shed at Glenwood is staying true to its roots while elevating itsmission to create unparalleledexperiences in a comfortable and friendly atmosphere.A chef driven neighborhoodbistro with a ten-year history, all ingredients are carefullysourced for its menu featuring reimagined American comfortfood.Known for its impressive cocktail program and wine and beer offerings, this localhaunt has become a not-to-miss Atlanta staple that begs guests to relax andstay awhile.Conveniently located in Glenwood Park / Grant Parkwhere the Atlanta BeltLine's Eastside and Southside trails connect, The Shed is open Tuesday through Sunday fordinner and for Sunday brunch.For more information, visitwww.theshedatglenwood.com.Stay connected onFacebookwww.facebook.com/theshedatglenwood, onInstagram at @theshedatglenwood andTwitter at @TheShed1
Bully Boy's Adult Cream Soda #1
1.5 oz. Grey Goose La Vanilla
.50 oz. St. George Bruto Americano
1oz. Coconut Cream
1.5 oz. Tangerine Soda
Fill glass with ice.
Combine all ingredients.
Pour all ingredients over ice and enjoy.
ABOUT BULLY BOY:
Bully Boy, the BeltLine restaurant from Concentrics Restaurants and Chef Michael Bertozzi, offers Eastern seaboard fare from its farms, rivers and coastal waters with an approach that has far reaching influences. Fare is paired with a nostalgic cocktail list and local and coastal craft brews. The wine program was curated by Advanced Sommelier Justin Amick of Painted Hospitality and offers a focused selection of global classics and relevant surprises. Bully Boy is a destination restaurant located in the Old Fourth Ward next to TWO urban licks, in between The Telephone Factory an d Common Grounds, right down the BeltLine from Ponce City Market. To make a reservation, visit, www.bullyboyatl.com, or call 678-904-5607. Located at 828 Ralph McGill Blvd NE, Atlanta, GA 30306 the BeltLine restaurant opens for dinner at 5 pm every day. Stay connected on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @bullyboyatl.
STK Atlanta Cucumber Stiletto
1.5 oz. Ketel One Citron
.75 oz. St. Germain
.75 oz. Lime
.75 oz. Simple Syrup
2 ea. Cucumbers
Muddle mint and cucumber with lime juice and simple syrup.
Add Ketel One Citron and St. Germain.
Shake and strain into martini glass.
Garnish with slice of cucumber.
STK is a unique concept that artfully blends the modern steakhouse and chic lounge into one, offering a dynamic, fine dining experience with the superior quality of a traditional steakhouse. STK distinguishes itself by focusing on the social experience with a sleek, contemporary design and an in-house DJ who creates an infectious, high-energy vibe. The menu features reimagined classic American cuisine with signature dishes like bite-sized Lil’ BRGs made with Wagyu beef, Lobster Mac & Cheese and, of course, the highest quality steak. STK defines the modern fine dining experience with incredible food, world-class service and the perfect atmosphere. STK has locations in New York City, Miami, Chicago, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Orlando, Denver, London, Ibiza and Milan with additional locations coming soon to San Diego, Boston, Austin and Dallas. For more information about STK, please visit www.stkhouse.com.