3-D Cocktails — Bourbon Steak’s patio has blossomed this spring with a statement flower wall and vibrant cascading arrangements, invigorating the senses as guests enter the tranquil hideaway. A singular collaboration between ARTECHOUSE and Bourbon Steak augments reality to bring the flowering magic to cell phone screens with a mobile application. Simply order the seasonal cocktail selected by Head Bartender Sarah Rosner, open ARTHOUSE mobile app, and bloom – a special 3D floral art appears over your drink. Snap a photo or record a video to capture your experience. Head bartender Sarah Rosner, who also boasts a green thumb, has created a selection of colorful, garden-style cocktails with garnishes harvested from the terrace’s private herb garden.
Spring Tasting — Columbia Room, has debuted its new spring Tasting Room menu, titled “Floriculture,” which aims to highlight flowers through a thoughtful progression of four cocktails utilizing flowers in unexpected and inventive ways. Owner Derek Brown has explored the use of flower buds, roots, and leaves for years and is excited to invite guests to experience their multi-layered approach to showcasing their versatility beyond garnishes and aromas. The Floriculture menu features four courses of cocktails including Chrysanthemum (Dry Vermouth, Apricot Eau de Vie, Chrysanthemum, Lemon, Absinthe, Sparkling Water, Flowers); Sakura (Sake, Mizo Shochu, Mancino Sakura, Toasted Almond, Kinmokusei, Salt, Acidified Beet Water, Blossoming Flower); Pollinator (Altos Reposado Tequila, Blanc Vermouth, Beeswax, Propolis, Pollen, Aquafaba); Dandelion (Bianco Aperitivo, Botanist Gin, Bitter Bianco, Elixer Vegetal, Orchard Bitters, Dandelion Root, Leaf and Flower). Each cocktail is presented alongside a food pairing from Columbia Room’s Culinary Director, chef Johnny Spero.