The US hospitality industry is in dire straits and lacking governmental support. Yet, across the pond, the English cousins took some preliminary steps to bolster their reopened bars and pubs. On Wednesday (7.08), Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled a stimulus plan for the service industry that included incentives for diners and employers alike.
- Base Spirit Vodka
- Preparation Muddled & Stirred
- Flavor Fresh & Herbal
- Served On the Rocks
This light and refreshing libation is inspired by a summer’s garden bounty in Fire Island, NY. The fresh cucumber and basil notes make it perfect for enjoying as an easy daytime cocktail.
-Emily Ann Payton Fitzgerald
- In a Highball Glass muddle together blackberries, cucumber, lime juice, and basil until cucumbers and berries are crushed.
- Fill glass with ice. Add vodka and top with club soda.
- Stir to combine.
- Garnish with a cucumber slice, blackberry, and basil leaf.