Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Welcome to Traveling Cynthia. As the first post on the first day of my blog let me share my latest foray into the travel world -Live Fit Magazine and Live Fit Films. Being part of this monthly show is great fun. So join us as we explore the Oscars from all aspects. And while watching the show and the Academy Awards, you might want to sample one of these cocktails touted by The Avalon Hotel. Cheers y'all!

Beverly Hills hotspot The Avalon Hotel in Beverly Hills is mixing up delicious concoctions in their signature restaurant, Oliverio, in honor of the Best Picture nominees. The libations will be available from now until Oscar Night, when you can also stop by to watch the show while sipping on your favorite film!

The Descendents: MaiTini
Light and dark rums, pineapple juice, grenadine float (martini style)

The Help: Southern Comfort Hurricane
Southern Comfort, sweet and sour, orange juice, pineapple juice (over ice)

Midnight in Paris: Sidecar
Remy Martin, Cointreau, sweet and sour (martini style)

The Artist: Black and White
Vanilla Schnapps, layer of Kraken rum (martini style)

Hugo: Julio Blue Margarita
Don Julio, blue curacao, sweet and sour, prosecco float (over ice)

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close: The Incredibly Strong
Long Island Iced Tea with vodka, gin, rum, tequila, triple sec, blue curacao, Chambord, sweet and sour (over ice)

War Horse: The Horse Tail
Makers Mark with muddled blueberries, lemon, pomegranate juice (martini style)

Moneyball: Crackerjack Martini
Vanilla vodka, butterscotch schnapps, white godiva (martini style)

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