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Four Must-Have Sips

By Nuy Cho | March 11, 2020 | Food & Drink

Indulge in these crafted concoctions.


Royal Sunset at Azure in Waikiki

1. By the Kiawe Fire

For a sultry evening drink, indulge in this potent treat made with Makers Mark single-barrel whisky, chili pineapple syrup and Luxardo Amaro Abano. $21, The Banyan Tree at Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, 1 Ritz-Carlton Drive, Lahaina, 669.6200,

2. Chocolate Smoke

Have mixologist Teves Freitas assemble this tasteful and deceptively delicious bomb with El Silencio mezcal, Carpano Antica and orange and chocolate bitters. $8, Eating House, 1849, International Marketplace, Waikiki, 924.1849,

3. Royal Sunset

Check out a Hawaiian sunset at Azure at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel with this scrumptious cocktail, featuring Marker’s Mark, lilikoi and Velvet Falernum, in hand. $17, Azure, 2259 Kalakaua Ave., Waikiki, 921.4600,

4. Sumptuous Sip

For savory “drink” lovers, try the Soup and Sandwich: chilled tomato soup accompanied by grilled foie gras, kalua pig and a mozzarella sandwich. Included with the 5-course prix fixe, $105 per person, Alan Wong’s Honolulu, 1857 S. King St., Ste. 208, 949.2526,


Photography by: courtesy of The Royal Hawaiian