We’ve put the shortlist together, so all you have to do is decide which one of these legendary and irresistible delicacies you want to start with.
Decadent Singapore Sling at the Raffles Hotel, Singapore
You can find a Singapore Sling in many fine establishments all over the world, but nothing can compare to the original masterpiece served up at the Long Bar of the Raffles Hotel. Transport yourself back to the Singapore of yesteryear and savour the ambrosial sweetness of this timeless classic.
Punchy Bloody Mary at The St. Regis, New York
If you are on the hunt for the perfect Bloody Mary, then a visit to The St. Regis, New York is a must. With a sprinkling of salt, a pinch of black and cayenne pepper, and a dash of Worcestershire sauce, this signature mix sure does pack a punch.
A Magnifique Parisian Mimosa or a Laidback Black Russian in Brussels
Like everything French, a Mimosa is charmingly simple, yet elegant, refined and delicious. Savour this ‘ooh la la’ of a tipple at its birthplace in one of the most glamorous Parisian hotels: The Ritz. Liven up your brunch with some zest and sparkle before heading out for an afternoon of culture, finesse, and elegance. In the evening, simply hop across the border to Belgium; rich and deep coffee liqueur mingles with a silky-smooth dash of vodka in the Black Russian, a vintage Belgian creation from Brussels. Much loved across the world for its wonderful simplicity, many versions of the Black Russian exist, but only a few mixologists can truly shake up the original classic.
Stylish Negroni at Cafe Casoni, Florence
Florence is not only the “Cradle of the Renaissance”, but also a hub of Italian sophistication. A perfect place to admire some amazing architecture and seek out a glamorous fashion piece or two, here you can also discover an Italian must-have: a classic Negroni aperitivo mixed at Cafe Casoni, the birthplace of this world-famous cocktail. A delectable combination of smooth gin, silky-sweet vermouth and bitter Campari, this is the perfect tipple to indulge yourself in before enjoying a magical Florentine evening.