love potions

Jean-George Vongerichten's exotic French-Thai restaurants, Vong, attract romancers far and wide. If the names don't speak aphrodisiac to you, whip one up and you'll taste and feel the effects of the high!

passion potion

  • 3 ounces ginger-infused vodka
  • 3/4 ounce passion fruit juice
  • 3/4 ounce champagne
  • 1/2 ounce crème de framboise
  • 1/4 teaspoon passion fruit seeds

To prepare:

In a shaker, chill vodka and passion fruit juice. Strain into a martini glass. Add champagne, passion fruit seeds, and cream de framboise. Cheers!

body body crush

  • 1 ½ ounce lemongrass and lime leaf-infused vodka
  • 3 ounces fresh-squeezed orange juice
  • ½ ounce 7-Up (or lemon-lime soda)
  • Kafir lime leaf, for garnish

To prepare:

Combine first three ingredients in a wine glass with ice. Stir. Garnish with a kafir lime leaf. Sip.