The Guide to South Florida’s Best Summer Cocktails
Located in the historic MiMo – short for “Miami Modern” – arts district, at the Selina Gold Dust Motel, Café Kush transports guests to their very own Miami-meets-French Riviera. Boasting tasteful Art Deco vibes and a serene water view, this funky, French-inspired café dishes up bistro classics and craft cocktails perfect for the season. The Gold Rust Employee of the Month ($13) craft cocktail, made with Montelobos mezcal, grapefruit, and jalapeño, is the perfect combination of tropical and heat that Miami’s summer is known for. Cafe Kush is located at 7700 Biscayne Blvd in Miami. For more information visit kushhospitality.com.
This summer at R House Wynwood, make sure to order the refreshing La Pina Loca ($100), a frozen pina colada served in a whole pineapple with sparklers, flamingo straws, tiki umbrellas and 5 shots of the customers choice. This cocktail is presented to the table on a bamboo tray. Perfect for sharing, the La Pina Loca is available for only those “in the know” as this extravagant cocktail is a secret item that isn’t mentioned on R House’s menu. Offered during brunch, lunch, or dinner service, guests can pre-order the Pina Loca on the R House website before your visit. R House is located at 2727 NW 2nd Avenue in Wynwood and is open Wednesday through Thursday from 4PM-10PM, Friday from 4PM-12AM, Saturday from 11:30AM-12AM, and Sunday from 11:30AM-6PM. For more information visit at www.rhousewynwood.com.
The Setai Miami Beach
Add a little bit of spice with a Frozen Chili Passion Martini ($18) at The Setai. Available at Jaya and Ocean Grill, it features Chili & Ginger ALB Vodka, orange juice, passion fruit rum & purée,cranberry juice & chili flakes. Jaya & Ocean Grill are located at The Setai Miami Beach, 2001 Collins Avenue. Jaya is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner and Sunday Jazz Brunch. Ocean Grill is open daily for lunch from 11AM–5PM and for dinner 6–11PM. For dining reservations, please visit Opentable or call (855) 923-7899.
Recipes & Images: Toro Toro – Summer Latin Lite Cocktails
Sip and celebrate the start of summer at Richard Sandoval’s Pan-Latin steakhouse Toro Toro with its new Summer Latin Lite Cocktails. Enjoy the meticulously crafted cocktails El Jardin, featuring Scottish gin, lime juice, cucumber juice, simple syrup and mint; and Sol de Verano with white rum, lime juice, honey syrup and topped with fresh mint leaves and raspberries. Toro Toro is located at 100 Chopin Plaza inside the InterContinental in Downtown Miami. Telephone (305) 372-4710; www.torotoromiami.com.
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