Flowers, candy and jewelry are nice Mother’s Day gifts, but sometimes mom just really needs a drink. Check out these fabulous cocktails for mom this Mother’s Day from Phoenix area restaurants.
Mother’s Little Helper at Sapporo
This custom-crafted cocktail includes fresh strawberries, a splash of lemonade, Absolut Citron and St. Germain. Finished off with a sugar rim for sweetness and Kenwood Brut for bubbles – it is a delicious way for the entire family to celebrate. $10/glass
2011 Summerland Bien Nacido Chardonnay at Sapporo
Sapporo is sharing its rare vintage Summerland Chardonnay Bien Nacido Santa Maria, regularly priced at $44/bottle, with guests at a special price all weekend long. This is a limited-production, food-friendly wine, which can only be purchased at Sapporo and other Tavistock Restaurants-owned venues across the country, has the flavor profile of a Burgundian White from the Santa Maria Valley with nice minerality that compliments the umami and light sauces of so many Sapporo dishes. $39/bottle
Pink and Greene Martini at The Greene House
The Greene House’s Pink and Greene Martini has Ketel One Vodka, Veev Acai Liqueur, guava, candied sugar rim. $10/glass
Cucumber-Citrus Skinny Margarita at True Food Kitchen
True Food Kitchen’s Cucumber-Citrus Skinny Margarita has Ixa Organic Silver Tequila, lime, fresh mint, soda. $9/glass
Blushing Geisha at RA Sushi Bar Restaurant
This pretty in pink cocktail looks innocent, but look again. Cold lemonade, Skyy Raspberry vodka, Chambord, fresh lemon juice, and a splash of soda are shaken and served over ice. All Valley RA locations are offering all day happy hour on Mother’s Day. The Blushing Geisha is featured on the happy hour menu for $6 (normally $8).
Strawberry Darling at The Herb Box
She’s always treated you like her little darling, so return the sentiment with this fruity, perfectly in season cocktail. Muddled strawberries are shaken with Ketel One Vodka and agave nectar and served over ice in a sparkling sugared rim glass. $9/glass