Thanks to the rise of specialty liquors and dashing TV characters enjoying a martini, the cocktail has made a very big comeback. We at Talk of the Town spend a great deal of effort on making sure that the cuisine for your event is perfect, but the cocktails can be just as important! Here are three of our particular favorite concoctions for summer, but rest assured that we can custom create any dreamy drink for your special event!

Classic Daiquiri

2 tablespoons (1 ounce) fresh lime juice
2 heaping teaspoons superfine sugar
1/4 cup (2 ounces) white rum
1 cup ice cubes
Lime wheel to garnish

In cocktail shaker, stir together lime juice and sugar until sugar dissolves. Add rum and ice cubes and shake vigorously for 20 seconds. Strain into chilled Daiquiri or coupe glass and drop in lime wheel for garnish.

Moscow Mule

1 ounce vodka
1 teaspoon sugar syrup
Fresh lime juice
1/2 cup ginger beer
1 sprig fresh mint
1 slice of lime

In a rocks glass, pour vodka over ice. Add sugar syrup and lime juice. Top with ginger beer and stir. Garnish with mint sprig and lime slice.


2 tablespoons (1 ounce) fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup (2 ounces) gin
1 tablespoon (1/2 ounce) maraschino liqueur
1/4 teaspoon simple syrup
1 cup ice cubes
Garnish: maraschino or fresh cherry

In cocktail shaker, combine lemon juice, gin, maraschino liqueur, and simple syrup. Add ice and shake vigorously for 20 seconds. Strain into chilled coupe glass and drop in cherry.