pick of the week: holiday cocktails from origin kitchen + bar

Are you looking for a few good cocktails to serve during the holidays? Bar Manager Myles York, of Origin Kitchen & Bar on McKinney Avenue, has generously shared the recipes of their upcoming holiday seasonal cocktail menu for you to make at home for your guests.

image010John’s Remedy
2 oz. Jameson Irish Whiskey
¾ oz. Luxardo Maraschino Cherry Liquor
1 dash Chinese Bitters

Add ice and ingredients to shaker tin and shake thoroughly. Strain into a snifter glass. Garnish with lemon peel and maraschino cherry.


image011Seasonal Old Fashioned
2 oz. Redemption Rye
½ oz. Pumpkin Syrup*
2 dashes Orange Bitters

Pour all ingredients into a pint glass filled with ice. Stir and strain into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with an orange peel.

*Pumpkin Syrup Recipe – bring one cup water to boil. Add one cup raw sugar and 4 oz. pumpkin spiced butter (available at grocery stores). Stir ingredients until evenly dissolved. Remove from heat and let cool. Once cooled, strain with cheese cloth.

image012King in the North
1 ½ oz. Bruichladdich Scottish Barley
½ oz. Disaronno Amaretto

Pour all ingredients into a pint glass filled with ice. Stir and strain into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with a Luxardo Cherry.

If you would rather have the bar at Origin’s make these cocktails for you and your guests, plan your holiday gathering at the restaurant during their holiday schedule:

Thanksgiving Day – closed
Christmas Eve – open from 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Christmas Day – closed
New Year’s Day – closed

About Origin Kitchen + Bar:
Origin Kitchen + Bar, a neighborhood restaurant featuring modern, eclectic, American cuisine, is located at 4438 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, TX 75204 (near Knox Street). Origin is open for breakfast and lunch seven days a week (hours vary daily) and dinner Tuesday – Saturday from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Brunch is available on weekends, and happy hour specials are available weekdays 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. For more information, catering, and reservations, visit http://www.originkitchenandbar.com or call 214.484.3970.
Edited Media Advisory
Slider image via Crave DFW, source unknown. Drink images courtesy of FMPR via Jay McKee.

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