• Signature Drink: Mia’s Joke

     
    POSTED July 30, 2019
     

    Small Talk? Big Taste!

Need a conversation starter? Try Mia’s Joke from Thompson Hotel’s new restaurant Conversation. We’re pretty sure you’ll get the joke.

INGREDIENTS
—.75 oz. Pasote Blanco
—.75 oz. Bols Genever
—.5 oz. tomato syrup*
—.5 oz. lemon juice
—.5 oz. Amontillado Sherry
—.125 oz. St Germain
—.25 oz. grapefruit juice
—.25 oz. Campari
—1 dash Peychaud’s bitters
—garnish: 3 drops of parsley oil**

DIRECTIONS
Shake all ingredients together with ice and strain into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with parsley oil and serve.

*Tomato Syrup
Ingredients
—500g chopped Roma tomatoes
—250ml water
—1000g superfine sugar

Directions: Blend tomatoes on high until almost liquid. Combine tomatoes, water, and sugar into a medium saucepan over low heat. Stir together until the sugar has fully dissolved. Strain syrup through a fine chinois. Allow to cool at room temperature and then refrigerate. Will keep for 48 hours.

**Parsley Oil
Ingredients
—1 bunch parsley
—1 pint olive oil

Directions: Spin parsley and olive oil in a blender until hot. Strain through a coffee filter or cheesecloth.

Combine two Dallas favorites, stir in one of America’s favorite fresh fruits and what do you get? One tasty cocktail.

Created by a bartender at Sheraton Dallas Hotel’s popular restaurant Open Palette, the Local Apple cocktail is made with whiskey handcrafted by Dallas distillery Herman Marshall.

To make the Local Apple, combine:

— 2 oz. Herman Marshall Whiskey

— 1 oz. egg white

— ¾ oz. lemon juice

 

Well known for its envelope pushing cocktails served with a down-to-earth approach, Standby Detroit has not only helped to garner acclaim for Detroit’s cocktail scene, it’s continued to inspire and connect—even in the wake of a pandemic.

On-site cocktail catering and private events at the bar may be on hold through April, but guests can still enjoy creative stirred, shaken and carbonated bottled cocktails to go or book a private cocktail class to perfect their home bartending skills.

 

INGREDIENTS

—2 oz. Bulleit Rye Whiskey

—.25 oz. Yellow Chartreuse

—.05 oz. sweet vermouth

—1 dash cherry bark vanilla bitters

—garnish with two Filthy Italian Amarena Cherries

DIRECTIONS

Pour the above ingredients into a glass and stir, then set aside.