Friday, August 7

Bambuddah cocktails for your weekend

Exotic Cocktailing: Bambuddha-style
In case of emergency, break out a glass. Since there will be times when you just can’t make it to Bambuddha for your favorite cocktail, the following recipes will help you cocktail in the Bambuddha–style.

Bambuddha Ginger-Peach Punch

2 /1/2 oz Skyy Citrus Vodka
2 oz Lemongrass Syrup
To make Lemongrass Syrup:
4 stalks fresh lemongrass,
2 cups sugar,
2 quarts water,
1 cup fresh mint leaves,
juice of half an orange.
Bring to boil and simmer until liquid reduces by one-third.
Refrigerate. Once chilled, it is ready to use.
Garnish with Lemongrass stalk or freshly sliced kumquat.
Served up.


1 oz Skyy Vodka
1 oz Cointreau
1oz Guava juice
Squeeze of lime
Shake in cocktail shaker and serve up in a chilled glass.

Pimm’s with Ginger Syrup

2 oz Pimm's
1 oz ginger syrup
3 oz dry ginger ale
A squeeze of lime
Combine all ingredients and serve in a tall glass with cubed ice.
Garnish with strips of sliced cucumber.

To make ginger syrup:
1 cup fresh grated ginger,
1 cup sugar,
2 cups water.
Bring to boil,
simmer until liquid is reduced by one-fourth.
Refrigerate and served once chilled.

Guava Cocktail

1 oz guava juice
Fill with sparkling wine or champagne.
Serve in champagne glass with a lemon twist.

Bambuddha Lounge, is located poolside at the legendary Phoenix Hotel in San Francisco on 601 Eddy Street. Dinner is served nightly, both poolside and indoors from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. The Lounge, serving exotic cocktails and featuring rotating DJs is open until 2 a.m. Reservations are suggested.

Cocktail recipes and logo/info taken directly from the bambuddahlounge site. Also visit Hotel Phoenix and the joi de vivre hotel sites for more great inspiration for decor, color, or even travel to SF! Mix it up with everyone from politicians to rock 'n roll famers and in-crowd, or in your own back yard/private island this weekend! Sun, sun please keep shining on Cape Cod this weekend!

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