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Take A Close Look at St-Germain


Spring has sprung, and there's no better way to celebrate the beginning of the season than with St- Germain. Made from handpicked elderflowers native to France, it makes an elegant addition whether you’re planning a romantic picnic for two or partying outdoors with friends. Its subtle flavor allows it to pair easily with complementary spirits. A classic celebratory pairing combines St-Germain with Champagne, but bartenders in Philadelphia are using it with more than just bubbly. Vodka, gin, rye, rum, tequila and bourbon all play well with St-Germain. See Eater’s map of where to find St-Germain in and out of the bottle. À votre santé!

Zahav's creative menu is only matched by the creative drinks that are whipped up behind the bar. The Israeli-influenced cuisine of Mike Solomonov pairs so well with the aromatically-charged sips of St-Germain cocktails, and here they've offered up The Looking Glass. Be careful, though, because once you head down the rabbit hole, there's no telling what you'll find.

Zahav's The Looking Glass

1.5 oz. Tarragon Infused Vodka
.75 oz. Grapefruit juice
.5 oz. St-Germain
Rinse of Mezcal

Shake, strain and serve up.