The rising temperatures can take a toll on even the most veteran Miamian. Tame the summer heat with one of RA Sushi’s new Summer Sips: three refreshingly smooth cocktails that are reminiscent of a favorite childhood treat, a tropical beach vacation, and a cool summertime dessert. Get an Orange Dreamsicle, Coconut Mojito, or Key Lime Martini before they melt away. The Summer Sips are $8 each, and they are available through Sep. 5, 2011 at RA Sushi in South Miami.
Preparation: Combine with ice and shake all ingredients except for soda. Pour into iced glass and top with soda, garnish with an orange slice and whipped cream.
Preparation: Muddle mint leaves. Combine with ice and shake all ingredients, except for soda. Pour into iced glass and top with splash of soda. Garnish with a mint sprig and lime wedge.
Key Lime Martini
Preparation: Combine all ingredients with ice, shake and strain into chilled martini glass rimmed with crushed graham cracker. Top with whipped cream and a slice of lime.