ct.jpgKungfu choreography and Asian names including Aishwarya Rai, Gong Li, Zhang Ziyi, Jet Li, Jackie Chan, and Zhang Yimou have infiltrated Hollywood movies. The national food in England is no longer fish and chips but chicken tikka. Indian saree, kimono belts, Chinese cheongsam, and the wraparound sarong are invading the fashion world by storm. Liz Hurley, Hugh Grant, Angelina Jolie, Richard Gere, and Keanu Reeves are all looking east for family or spiritual needs… Likewise, when western drinks meet eastern ingredients, the result is amazing taste and exotic fusion in cocktails that is sure to blow your mind away.

Vodka with kumquat and coriander leaves? Lemongrass Bacardi? Ginger-star anise vodka with cream, vanilla, and nutmeg? Add a dash of kaffir lime leaves, cinnamon and chilli to rum? Shake them up and they’re ready to tease and titillate the taste buds of any cocktail lover. And the possibility is endless, as far as the imagination of the bartender can soar. The world is so much richer when the best of east and west are combined. Let’s make cocktail, not war!