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Final Fantasy: Daydream Desserts

Lunar Tidepool Cocktail

Cocktails & Beverages from Issue 13 - Summer 2018 – The Getaway issue

Even those with the most conservative palates at the table will abandon their inhibitions at the bar. The Lunar Tidepool by Sam Anderson, beverage director at Mission Chinese, whose fantasy lies in its inventive flavors, and L.A. bartender Gabriella Mlynarczyk’s halo halo-inspired take on a Mai Tai, are an invitation to do just that.

makes 1 cocktail (pictured right)

  • oz Forthave “Blue” gin
  • ¾ oz Uccelli Blue bitter aperitivo
  • ¾ oz Giffard Crème de Fruits de la Passion
  • a piece of Isonoyuki (optional garnish; a seaweed found at Japanese specialty stores)

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    Stir together all ingredients, then pour over a large rock in a rocks glass. Garnish with large fan of Isonoyuki.