This Cocktail Is Basically Cherry Blossom Season In A Rocks Glass

by Christie Grimm · March 11, 2020

    Looks like spring really is coming early this year! The National Park Service just predicted the city's gorgeous collection of Cherry Blossoms will be at peak bloom from March 27th to 30th. Prepare yourself for a flurry of pink petal Instagram posts.

    To fête the cheerful event, L’Avenue at Saks and Le Chalet, the Parisian eatery and lounge located within the Saks Fifth Avenue flagship, is jumping on the floral bandwagon, unveiling a new special cocktail, the Sakura Negroni.

    Inspired by the Japanese Cherry Blossoms which can be seen in Central Park, the Sakura Negroni is made up of Citadelle Gin, Campari, Martini Rubino Sweet Vermouth, Almond and Sakura Tea, making for a refreshing, floral and zesty taste.

    [Photo via @newyork.welcome]