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In a sea of chilaquiles, breakfast burritos, and huevos rancheros, typical for Southern California brunch menus, Fort Oak is pushing the boundaries of what a brunch menu can be. Trust me there is nothing better than having a hangover, drinking a stiff bloody mary and devouring a giant breakfast burrito, but it is also nice to have a more refined and upscale brunch experience. When you try a new restaurant and get the experience of tasting something you’ve never experienced before; don’t us brunchers and day diners deserve the same experience?
Toast’s featured cocktail, Alfie’s Green Bloody is a spin on the savory and red morning libation that is the bloody mary. Made from tomatillos, this green goddess is mixed with gin, Alfie’s green bloody mix and garnished with a roasted jalapeño, shrimp, stuffed olive, and bacon with a smoked salt rim. There is a subtle spice and garlic rich flavor that melds with the smoky and salty notes of the rim, bringing out the best of the flavor. This bright, zesty, and uniquely refreshing cocktail will have even the traditional bloody mary haters coming back for more!
The Bloody Mary from Royale! is a tall glass of bubbly bloody indulgence. I knew with the first sip there was carbonation in the bloody mary. Royale! puts a dark Irish porter in the bloody that cuts the boldness and tang of the mix perfectly and brings a dark richness to the cocktail. The bloody mary is topped with an assortment of yummy pickled veggies, a lemon wedge from their family-owned organic hopyard and orchard (yes they own a family farm), a delicious mini grilled cheese and a pickle slice!