love potions

Le Colonial restaurants are popular for their cozy yet slick palm fronded bars. They have a list of exquisite Asian-inspired cocktails that'll make you want to curl up in your lover's nest!

lemongrass cocktail
  • 1.5 ounce Cointreau
  • 4 oz. Absolut Kurant
  • 1.5 oz. fresh lemon juice

Shake together with ice, strain into a chilled large martini glass. Garnish with lemon twist.

asian mist cocktail

  • 5 ounces Bacardi Spiced rum
  • Several leaves of fresh mint
  • 1-2 t. sugar (to taste)
  • 1 T. fresh lime juice

Muddle the mint, sugar and lime juice together. Add to the spiced rum. Shake with ice, then strain into a chilled martini glass.