Friday, July 15, 2011

Downtown Palm Springs Restaurant Beats the Heat with Wine and Watermelon

Scorching temps are certainly upon us, and what better way to cool off than with a specialty cocktail?
At Rio Azul Mexican Bar & Grill in downtown Palm Springs, bartenders use only the freshest ingredients available, perfect for mixing cool summer-inspired drinks.
My new favorite combines two irresistible ingredients: watermelon and wine. The end result is crisp, refreshing, and hard to pass up:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7u2ddGmXkzw
I also tried the Paloma, a formidable concoction that melds tequila and grapefruit juice into an icy delight.
So next time you find yourself sweating it out downtown, step inside Rio Azul for a few sips that are sure to carry you away to cooler climes.
WATERMELON WINE SPRITZER
2 oz Pinot Grigio
4 oz of fresh chopped watermelon
Splash of grenadine
Blend together

PALOMA
1 1/2 oz el jimador blanco tequila
2 oz grapefruit juice
1/2 oz lemon flavored soda
1/2 oz soda water

Special thanks to Rio Azul Mexican Bar & Grill:
350 South Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs
(760) 992-5641
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