• Signature Drink: A TED Frame of Mind

     
    POSTED April 17, 2018
     

    Sample this recipe from the 2018 home of TED: the Vancouver Convention Centre.

INGREDIENTS (SERVES 24)
Lavender Syrup (yields 120 mL):
—1 tsp dried lavender flowers
—1/4 cup raw sugar
—120 mL water 

Rhubarb Liquor (yields 3 liters):
—1.5 liter sliced rhubarb
—1.5 liter cold water

Mixer
—1.5 liters soda water 

DIRECTIONS
To make lavender syrup:
Combine the flowers, sugar and water. Bring to a boil until the sugar is completely dissolved. Remove from the heat; strain and chill. 

To make rhubarb liquor:
Boil the rhubarb in an open pot until it is soft and mushy. 

For a clear drink:
Push the rhubarb through a strainer using the back of a wooden spoon. 

For a cloudy drink:
User a blender to puree the rhubarb and water and then strain.

Chill all ingredients.

TO SERVE
Take a well-chilled glass with ice and add 4 ounces of the rhubarb liquor, 1 teaspoon (or to taste) of lavender syrup, 2 ounces of soda water.

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As the number of vaccinations across the country increases, the amount of live events and gatherings will hopefully rise with it. However, that doesn’t mean the way people gather will go back to normal instantly: there may be an adjustment period before bars, theaters, stadiums and churches are all full of people again.

 Spacing, social distancing, and creativity will be vital for planners and venues in the meantime, and tools like staging, seating, and more will be crucial for the execution of these.

 

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