Cocktail Thyme

Get out of the garden and hit these Charlotte hot spots for a taste of Mother Nature’s wild side.
Chris Edwards

Rosemary Margarita ($12)
BLT Steak, The Ritz-Carlton, 110 N. College St., 704-972-4380
The Ingredients: Herradura Silver tequila, triple sec, fresh rosemary, lime juice

The Last Cocktail ($12)
Gallery Restaurant, The Ballantyne Hotel, 10000 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy., 704-248-4100
The Ingredients: Bombay Sapphire gin, rosemary-infused pear juice, lemon juice (served in a martini glass)

Cucumber Cooler with Mint ($8)
Pisces Sushi Bar & Lounge, 1100 E. Metropolitan Ave., Ste. 120, 704-334-0009
The Ingredients: Citron tequila, muddled cucumber and mint, simple syrup, soda water

Thai Breeze with Basil ($10)
The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar, 4310 Sharon Rd., 704-365-1922
The Ingredients: Pineapple juice, simple syrup, Patrón tequila, lime juice, champagne, fresh basil

Basil Lime Mojito ($8.50)
Basil Thai, 210 N. Church St., 704-332-7212
The Ingredients: Smirnoff vodka, lime juice, simple syrup, fresh basil, soda water

Categories: Local Flavor