Legal Sea Foods is ready to raise the bar by debuting refreshed fall and winter cocktail menus at their family of restaurants. The new options include traditional cocktails, highballs, house specialties, sours, slushies, tiki cocktails, sharable concoctions and shooters that utilize time-honored bartending techniques, high quality ingredients and freshly squeezed citrus juices. LEGAL CROSSING (LX) At this bustling location in Downtown Crossing, influences from Chinatown and the neighborhood’s former identity peek through:
- Two O’Clock Fix (LSF curated St. George botanicals, Square One Bergamot vodka, fresh ginger, spice box, cranberry, lime – $11)
- Scorpion Bowl (Privateer Silver Reserve rum, Pierre Ferrand Ambre cognac, Ed Hamilton Demerara 151 rum, spice box, fresh squeezed tropical juices – $35; – heralded as an “ancient Chinese secret, foggy memories, incredibly delicious” – serves two to four people and comes complete with eighteen-inch straws.
- Shrunken Head (Crystal Head vodka, Plantation Original Dark rum, spice box, cream of coconut – $8) that comes served in a skull-shaped shot glass)
- Zombie for Two (Ed Hamilton Demerara 151 rum, English Harbour 5 Year, Rhum J.M. Agricole Blanc, absinthe, spice box, bitters, tropical juices – $25 for two people; $13 for single)
At Legal Harborside, fall imbibers are presented with three different cocktail menus that are customized for each level of Legal Sea Foods’ flagship restaurant on Boston Harbor:
On the first floor:
- Blue Tsunami (Privateer Silver Reserve rum, LSF curated St. George botanicals, blue curaçao, fresh pineapple, coconut, grapefruit, lime, spice box, Ed Hamilton Demerara 151 rum float – $12)
- Plymouth Cocktail (Square One Bergamot vodka, LSF curated St. George botanicals, muddled cranberries, fresh ginger, lime – $11)
- Caribbean Rum Old Fashioned (English Harbour 5 Year, Plantation Original Dark rum, Ed Hamilton Jamaican Black rum, spices, angostura bitters – $11)
On the second level:
- Boston Sour (Buffalo Trace bourbon, winter spices, citrus, foam – $12)
- Mickey Finn (rye, apple brandy, walnut – $12)
- Columbia Point (Square One Bergamot vodka, fresh cranberries, ginger, citrus – $11)
With its year-round summer vibe, the all-weather rooftop will feature the Forbidden Colada (Plantation Original Dark rum, Amontillado sherry, pineapple, coconut, crushed ice – $11) in addition to other signature cocktails and pitchers.
Legal Sea Foods’ Charlestown outpost, Legal Oysteria, will shake up these sophisticated sips:
- St. Germain Slushie (St. Germain, vodka, botanicals, lemon, crushed ice – $11)
- Tea Party (sweet tea, rye whiskey, lemon, crushed ice – $10)
- Columba (tequila, fresh lime, Campari, grapefruit soda – $11), a twist on a traditional Paloma cocktail.
LEGAL SEA FOODS
Legal Sea Foods locations across the state will serve up these new seasonal delights:
- Apple Sangria (Absolut Apple vodka, Domaine de Canton, Gekkeikan plum wine, cinnamon, sparkling apple cider – $11)
- Seelbach Cocktail (LSF barrel-selected Buffalo Trade bourbon, triple sec, Peychaud’s and angostura bitters, sparkling wine – $12)
- Vieux Carré (Templeton Rye whiskey, Pierre Ferrand Ambre cognac, sweet vermouth, Benedictine, Peychaud’s and angostura bitters – $11)
ABOUT LEGAL SEA FOODS:
Legal Sea Foods was founded more than 60 years ago by George Berkowitz when he opened a small fish market in Inman Square, Cambridge. Today, President and CEO Roger Berkowitz leads the company toward continued growth and diversification. With more than 30 restaurants up and down the East Coast, Legal Sea Foods has earned scores of honors and awards (its clam chowder has been served at every presidential inaugural since 1981) and proudly carries its well-earned reputation as the nation’s finest seafood restaurant. For more information about Legal Sea Foods and its locations, please visit www.legalseafoods.com. Follow Legal Sea Foods on Facebook and Twitter.