You’ll find tasty eats and specialty cocktails at Nine Bar. On January 24th they’ll also be hosting a celebration of the Lunar New Year. Owners Lily Wang and Joe Briglio join us with a preview of all the festivities.

January 24th from 7 pm – 1 am

216 W Cermak Rd

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SHANGHAINESE RICE CAKES
Description: a savory martini with pickled
mustard greens and notes of shiitake
mushroom and white peppercorn inspired
by Shanghainese stir-fried rice cakes, a
popular dish eaten on Lunar New Year
Recipe:
1 oz Ketel One
1 oz Tanqueray
0.5 oz Dry Vermouth
0.75 oz Shiitake Dashi
0.25 oz Pickled Mustard Greens Brine
Directions:
Add all ingredients to a mixing glass with ice
and stir (or shake in a shaker tin, if
preferred). Strain into a chilled coupe glass
and garnish with a lemon swath.
Glass: chilled coupe
Ice: none
Garnish: lemon swath

HONG KONG FRENCH TOAST
Description:
a rich flip cocktail inspired by a
tasty street snack in Hong Kong with notes
of buttery brioche, condensed milk, maple
syrup, and warm baking spices.
Recipe:
1.5 oz Butter Washed Mt. Gay Eclipse
0.25 oz Averna
1 oz Hong Kong French Toast Syrup
0.25 oz Demerara
Whole Egg
Directions:
Add all ingredients to a shaking tin and dry
shake (without ice). Add ice and shake. Strain
into a chilled footed rocks glass. Garnish with
freshly grated cinnamon.
Glass: chilled footed rocks
Ice: none
Garnish: grated cinnamon

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