Davio’s NYC, the Northern Italian Steakhouse always up for a celebration, is providing at-home recipes perfect for Academy Awards party hosts holding themselves to the ceremony’s gold standard. Inspired by the headline-making nominees themselves, these creatively themed libations are sure to impress guests while keeping them perfectly perky leading up to that ‘Best Picture’ moment!
…and the nominees are:
Benedict Cumberbatch: Wordplay aside, this cucumber infused cocktail is an homage to the actor’s old-world talent & good looks. This refreshing twist on the classic Gin & Tonic features Gin, Cucumber, and Elderflower Liqueur served stylishly in a martini glass.
· 2 oz Gin
· .5 oz Elderflower Liqueur
· Fresh cucumber juice
· Combine ingredients in cocktail shaker and strain into martini glass. Garnish with a cucumber wheel on the edge of the glass.
Reese Witherspoon: Inspired by the gorgeous blonde, this beautiful light cocktail is simple to make and quite tasty. Be forewarned: this bubbly mix of Champagne & Cocchi Americano might push your party to take a walk on the Wild side.
· 3 oz Champagne
· 1 oz Cocchi Americano
· Add Cocchi Americano to a Champagne Flute and top with your choice of Champagne. Garnish with a twist of lemon.
Emma Stone: Influenced by the natural red head’s stunning looks, this cocktail is sweet and refreshing. Mixed with plenty of flair, an added garnish of fresh mint adds a complimentary touch of green to this captivating concoction.
· 2 oz Aperol
· .5 oz Cointreau
· Splash of Orange Juice
· Combine ingredients and top with soda. Garnish with an orange wheel and cherry.