Winter Warmers: 5 Festive Drinks
Savor the season with these creative concoctions that are bound to make spirits bright.
Feeling a bit under the weather? Fear not. The Blood Orange Hot Toddy at Sienna will fix you in a jiffy. Bask in a beautiful blend of bourbon, orange liqueur, and blood orange bitters and say goodbye to all your winter woes. 3909 Park Drive, El Dorado Hills, 916-941-9694; 1480 Eureka Road, Roseville, 916-771-4700, siennarestaurants.comFLB Entertainment Center in Folsom is calling with its seductively sweet Nutty Iced Coffee—a tantalizing, buzzworthy blend of coffee and hazelnut liqueurs along with Irish cream and a garnish of cinnamon. It’s the only kind of entertainment you’ll need this season. 511 East Bidwell Street, Folsom, 916-983-4411, flb365.com
The Bean Barn is ready to provide all the holiday sustenance you could possibly need. From pumpkin spice and maple mochas to gingerbread chai and chestnut praline lattes, they’ve got it all. Try their Eggnog Latte for a rich, creamy treat that’ll warm you to your core. 428 Placerville Drive, Placerville, 530-622-2758; 4531 Missouri Flat Road, 530-621-0602
The Fig Tree Coffee, Art & Music Lounge in Roseville has magically captured the essence of a loving embrace in a mug. The Warm Hug is a sweet white chocolate cocoa peppered with cinnamon that’s not only cozy but kid-friendly, too. 222 Vernon Street, Roseville, 916-771-7010, figtreecoffee.com
We owe our gratitude to the Irish for their boozy take on coffee and extend that appreciation to Bennett’s Kitchen Bar Market in Roseville for bringing us their Irish Coffee. Lucky is anyone who gets to savor Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey with freshly brewed coffee and sweetened cream. 1595 Eureka Road, Roseville, 916-750-5150, bennettskitchen.com
by Tara Mendanha
Sienna, The Bean Barn, and The Fig Tree Photo by Dante Fontana © and wholly owned by Style Media Group. Other photos courtesy of their respective companies or organizations.