COLORFUL POURS: Cheers to Pride Month

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Pride Punch

Hard Rock Café

The Hard Rock Cafe’s “Pride Punch” is a colorful tribute to love and inclusivity. This bold and sweet take on the margarita features Milagros tequila, Cointreau, lime juice and a hint of agave, and garnished with a strawberry, orange wedge and pineapple slice. 

Rainbow Sangria

I|O Godfrey at The Godfrey Hotel Chicago

Found at the rooftop lounge at the Godfrey Hotel in River North, the Rainbow Sangria is a refreshing delight that combines granita, The Crossings sauvignon blanc, a touch of Grey Goose white peach & rosemary vodka and a splash of Caposaldo moscato. The five-fruit blend created for the granita is frozen into cubes, which transform the drink in color and flavor as they melt. 

16th Street 

Celeste 

The 16th Street at Celeste in River North leads with Avion Silver tequila and Banhez mezcal, and adds Cocchi Americano, Mari Gold amaro, mango, passionfruit and dehydrated lime. The artisanal blend promises a sensory journey that invites you to experience the harmony of taste and sophistication.

Ube & Apricot 

Selva 

Reserve a table at Selva, located on the 7th floor of the West Loop’s Emily Hotel, where the Ube & Apricot takes center stage. This brilliant purple concoction features Astral Blanco tequila, ube, apricot, lime, plum bitters and topped with cotton candy for a whimsical touch that is also a celebration of Mexican-Asian fusion.

Rainbow Road

Old Town Pour House

Available exclusively at Old Town Pour House, the Rainbow Road reigns supreme. Crafted with vodka, peach schnapps, cranberry juice, orange juice and a colorful candy belt, it’s a playful twist on a classic, and adds a splash of color to the evening.

Purple Rain 

Michael Jordan’s Steak House

Elevate your evening on the Magnificent Mile with the Purple Rain at Michael Jordan’s Steak House, crafted with Plantation pineapple rum, Stoli Razz vodka, Mathilde pêche, butterfly pea tea, pineapple and lemon. As the blue-colored tea blends with the fruits, the cocktail takes on a candy-like violet hue while giving off a sophisticated burst of citrus flavors.

Margarita

Tacombi

Happy hour in the spring is an ideal time for a margarita, and Tacombi, steps away from the Fulton Market’s bustling Restaurant Row, offers them in traditional and spicy varieties. Pair it with some of Tacombi’s authentic Mexican bites.

Grasshopper

BLVD Steakhouse

BLVD Steakhouse exudes vintage Hollywood elegance with its ambiance. Its take on the grasshopper elevates the traditional green cocktail by blending Pierre Ferrand 1840 cognac, Giffard crème de cacao, Tempus Fugit crème de menthe and cream for a luxurious sip.

Green Night

Rose Mary

Located in the West Loop, Rose Mary celebrates Top Chef winner Joe Flamm’s Italian and Croatian heritage with an Adriatic-inspired menu. The Green Night reflects the restaurant’s bold flavors, featuring Maraska Slivovitz brandy, Midori, Chartreuse Elixir Vegetal and lime.

Strawberry Banana Hi-Ball

Three Dots and a Dash

River North’s celebrated tiki bar, Three Dots and a Dash prides itself on using exotic fruits, spices and house-made elixirs to craft its signature cocktails. The Strawberry Banana Hi-Ball is made with Nama Genshu sake and clarified strawberry and banana, and given a special carbonation technique for a fizzy finish.

Polynesian Spell #2

The Bamboo Room

Nestled within Three Dots and a Dash, the mixologists at the Bamboo Room crafts innovative beverages using modernist techniques. For a tropical twist, try the Polynesian Spell #2, which features Amburana aged cachaça, Ichiro malt and grain Japanese whisky, green grape, lemon, pineapple and pandan.

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