Latin Libations Hit Little Italy
You don’t need to go far to enjoy an exotic flavor excursion through Latin America! Located in Little Italy, Sirena Cocina Latina is influenced by tastes from Peru, Chile, Spain and Mexico and the Latin American upbringing of their Executive Chef, Jaime Chavez. This especially holds true for their new cocktail program.
Want a silky smooth finish that only bourbon can provide? Sirena Cocina’s El Pituco cocktail features Woodford Reserve bourbon, apricot jam, lemon juice and spearmint. This rich drink will make your tongue tingle with its complex citrus and fresh taste.
When life gives you lemons, make an amazing cocktail! Or at the very least, drink one. Sirena Cocina’s Chusco Nuevo cocktail contains muddle lemon, Old Forester bourbon, orange marmalade, orange wedge and club soda. This sweet drink is the perfect pick-me-up after a long day.
It’s been said that a little spice makes everything nice so try their Lina Pina Picanta a fiery drink that will get you on your feet. It’s made with jalapeno infused vodka, pineapple juice, muddle pineapple, zested ginger, bitters and ginger beer. Another great alternative is their Spicy Basil cocktail, poured with Herradura tequila, serrano pepper, fresh lime juice, agave, basil, a splash of orange juice and finished with a smoked salt rim.
Put some zest in your life with a Ginebra Sabueso cocktail crafted with fords gin, fresh lime juice, sweet vermouth and lemon peel. Or satisfy your sweet tooth with their Berrygood Mojito made with Carvadeo Pisco, muddle seasonal berries, spearmint agave, fresh lime juice and a splash of sprite.
Located just a block from Little Italy’s bustling India Street, stop by one of San Diego’s best hidden gems the next time you’re in the neighborhood and craving a fantastic and unique cocktail.