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Kombucha Cocktails & Happy Hour Bites at BLT Steak

Kombucha is making waves through the food/drink scene around here. I’m still having a hard time understanding it. Does it contain alcohol? Apparently. Is it marketed as alcohol? No. Does it contain health benefits? So I hear.

What I do know is that it tastes great in cocktails.

BLT Steak, located at the Ritz-Carlton, is serving up three kombucha cocktails this summer, and they invited me to come give them a try. I sampled all three along with delicious bar bites from their happy hour menu.

If you work uptown, be sure to check out BLT Steak next time you’re looking for some after-work fun. They just introduced a “5 at 5” menu, which is a $5 menu available nightly from 5-7pm. Steeeeal.

Take a look at what I tried…

1.21 Ginawatts (left): muddle strawberry, basil, Death Door Gin, St. Germain, simple syrup, Lenny Boy “Lost Rose” Kombucha ($16) // Razzy Mule (right): muddle raspberry, Stoli Raz, fresh lime, ginger beer, Lenny Boy “Good Ol Ginger” Kombucha ($14)
Mojito: fresh mint, brown sugar, Bacardi 8, fresh lime, mint kombucha ($14)
BLT Steak Signature Popovers with butter and sea salt
Sweet Potato Fries with rosemary and blue cheese
Kobe Hot Dog with Japanese mustard, slaw, jalapenos
Steak Sliders with aged cheddar and caramelized onion jam

And here’s the full “5 at 5” menu:


Shout out to the folks at BLT Steak for having me out! See y’all again soon.

This post was created after a complimentary meal from BLT Steak. All opinions are my own.


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