Cocktail of the week: The Taj of India - Metro US

Cocktail of the week: The Taj of India

Part of the Two e Worldly Cocktail Festival at the Pierre.

What’s in it:

2 oz Belvedere vodka

7-9 leaves of cilantro

7-9 leaves of mint

2 pinches chaat masala

¼ oz fresh lime juice

¼ oz simple syrup

1 oz pineapple juice

How to make it:

Muddle solid ingredients, mix with liquids in shaker and shake. Serve in a martini glass.

Where to drink it

The Two e Bar/Lounge located in the famous Pierre hotel (2 E. 61st. St.). Try it during the Worldly Cocktail Festival, which uses indigenous ingredients from countries around the world to build the ultimate cocktail. Or stop by tonight at 9 for the tree-lighting ceremony. Just remember to bring your passport — if it’s stamped with any of the countries that are part of the festival, you get 50 percent off the drink.

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