Rivera's New Springtime Cocktail List

— by Caroline on Crack

The seasons are a-changing and so are the cocktails at downtown’s Rivera Restaurant in order to celebrate spring. With his new drink list, Rivera mixologist Julian Cox wants to emphasize fresh local ingredients that are in season, and that includes edible flowers. Pretty! The La Picosa and O.P.P. sound yum.

  • Purple Rain ($10): Vodka, violet, ginger, rosewater, Thai basil
  • Smoke on the Water ($10): Scotch, raspberries, lemon, agave nectar
  • Sage and Confused ($12): Rye whiskey, chartreuse, maraschino, blackberries, sage
  • O.P.P. ($14): Blanco tequila, orange, pineapple, purple basil, cava
  • Strawberry Fields ($15): Blanco tequila, Velvet Falernum, strawberries, cucumber, mint
  • The Sabertooth ($12): Cachaca, eau de vie, blueberries
  • La Picosa ($12): Reposada tequila, serrano chile, mango, honey
  • Clover Club ($12): Gin, raspberry preserve, egg white, lime
  • Barbacoa ($12): Blanco tequila, chipotle, jalapeno, agave nectar, ginger

Rivera Restaurant
1050 S Flower Street
Los Angeles, California 90015 (map)
(213) 749-1460