A Taste of France from the Ritz Paris — And Yes, You Can Try This At Home

It’s the weekend of liberty, equality and fraternity as Bastille Day — July 14 — rolls around  this Sunday for the 224th time. Paris not in your travel plans? The Serendipity, created by Colin Peter Field for the Hemingway Bar at the Ritz Paris, bills itself as France in a Glass.  The Ritz is closed for renovations this year, but you can try this one at home.

1 stem of fresh mint

1 teaspoon of white sugar

1 oz. Calvados (a young one)

2 oz. clear apple juice

Stir and add ice

Fill to the top with Champagne


Serendipity in a glass.

Serendipity in a glass.




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