Jelly in a cocktail seems weird but tastes kind of rad

25 Jun

At James in Prospect Heights, the bartender scoops a bit of delectable jam into your drink. Choose from two signature flavors: lemon-chili or raspberry-pepper. Then pick your mixer: vodka or gin (or even soda water).

I asked which was spicier and went with the lemon chili. YUM. The jam is made in-house—the bartender adds Thai chili for the heat and red chili flakes to make it pretty. (See?)

It’s your own glass of perfection for $10.

While I have never eaten here, the food is supposed to be awesome. On a fun side note, the owners also run an event-planning business.

One Response to “Jelly in a cocktail seems weird but tastes kind of rad”

  1. Laura Manske June 25, 2012 at 7:13 am #

    A toast to you, Stephanie! I continue to drink up your fun know-cool-things postings! And, yes, jam goes well with peanut butter ~ and cocktails!

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