Tuesday, July 04, 2006

Feeling Patriotic?

If you’re spending the 4th in the Nation’s Capital, and looking for something special to do, check out Charlie Palmer’s place. In addition to a 3-course menu for $35, Sommelier, Nadine Brown, and bartender, Tracy Kinneahan, created a cocktail salute to the USA.

The Patriot Fizz

1 part Stoli Blueberry Vodka
1 part cranberry juice
Splash of Chambord for color

Shake ingredients, pour into a tall glass, over ice. Top with Westport Rivers Sparkling Cuvée (any dry, sparkling brut wine, preferably American!)

Garnish with sun-ripened blueberries and half a strawberry

Charlie Palmer Steakhouse: Capitol Hill at 101 Constitution Ave., NW

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