Food: Six must try avocados cocktails at Mumbai eateries
Thought avocados were meant just for healthy smoothies? City bars and gastropubs are doing wonders with the fruit, infusing it with a hint of the heady stuff
From Japan, with love
If you love Asian flavours, try the morini batah, a Japanese cocktail made with fresh avocado shaken with honey with a touch of sweet, nigori sake, Citron vodka, soya milk, and served with an avocado slice.
TIME: 12.30 pm to 4 pm and 7 pm to 1.30 am
AT: Keiba, Amateur Riders' Club, Mahalaxmi Racecourse.
COST: Rs 795
Love guacamole? Turn your love into a Cinco De Mayo party with some spicy appetisers and guac-a-moly, a heady muddled avocado drink mixed with Don Angel Tequila, sweet and sour mix, triple sec and hibiscus tea.
TIME: 12.30 pm onwards
AT: All Chili's outlets in the city.
COST: Rs 599
Need a cuddle?
Ever heard of a cute cocktail? The avocuddle fits the bill. Made with vodka, and house-made avocado and cardamom liqueur for intense aroma, the hint of honey and bitters balance out flavours.
TIME: 12 pm to 1.30 am
AT: The Daily Bar & Kitchen, SV Road, Bandra West.
COST: Rs 425
See you later, alligator
If you love a big glug, call for the Hawaiian alligator. For loads of freshness, they use an avocado and pineapple purée, white rum, candied ginger, mint, lime juice and vanilla pepper sugar.
TIME: 9 am to 1 am
AT: Nau se Barah, Balaji movieplex, Sector 8, Kopar Khairane, Navi Mumbai.
COST: Rs 295
Smoked to perfection
If you thought one health fad ingredient wasn't sufficient, the smoked aspacado has smoked and muddled asparagus and avocado. It's mixed with simple syrup,
gin and lime juice.
TIME: 6 pm to 1 am
AT: Estella, Nichani Kutir Building, Juhu Tara Road, Juhu.
COST: Rs 675
The coco-avocado batida cremosa is a Brazilian drink made with coconut, avocado and Brazilian cane spirit, which will surely add some samba to your step. Also on offer is the avocado margarita.
TIME: 12 pm to 1 am
AT: Talaiva, Trade View Building, Kamala Mills, Lower Parel.
COST: Rs 600
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