One of the most popular but simple cocktails out there has gained immense popularity since it became in the 80s. With its caffeinated kick and sweet but powerful taste, the espresso martinis have become one of the go-to drinks of the century.
Made up of one part vodka, one part espresso, a splash of coffee liqueur & simple syrup with a garnish of espresso beans — this quick and simple cocktail is continuously a front-runner of the cocktail world.
National Espresso Martini Day is March 15th, a time for us lovers of a cocktail with a kick to celebrate and cheers to our favorite martini. This cold-caffeinated alcoholic drink will be a part of National Espresso Martini Day specials at three Los Angeles hot spots: THE Nice Guy, Harriet’s and Sant’olina.
THE Nice Guy, pays homage to the era of Mafia restaurants and bars with its vintage decor and encouragement of camaraderie but also a chance for more intimate moments. They will hold an Espresso Martini special on the 15th that will encourage all the indulge in the praise of the classic cocktail. Along with your espresso martini, try their other delicious cocktails like Drake’s Spritzer and the El Chapo.
Harriet's, located on the rooftop of Hotel 1 will be joining in on the celebration with $10 dollar espresso martinis 5 p.m. to close. Harriet's exudes a chic, classy atmosphere but adheres to the values of an old-fashioned cocktail lounge. After sipping on your Espresso Martini try one of their signature cocktails like the Blue Velvet, and Curtains.
End your celebration of National Espresso Martini Day at Sant’olina, L.A.’s beloved Southern California spin of Mediterranean cuisine. Sant’olina is offering $10 dollar Espresso Martinis 5 pm-close in honor of the widely loved cocktail. With a Mediterranean color palette and open-airy vibes, cheers with your fellow martini lovers over a view that is to-die-for.
If you’re looking to continue the love for Espresso Martinis at home, try this recipe (courtesy of L.A. geniuses The H.Wood Group) that will bring your favorite cocktail order to the comforts of your own home, making every day National Espresso Martini Day.