For the last week or so, RA Sushi in Plano
has been promoting their brand of holiday cheer, the Nog-asaki.
Cute, right? That's it in the picture: An eggnog-based cocktail celebrating the
charred remains of those flash fried in the second atomic blast...well,
technically the third, if you count the New Mexico
test. Something D Magazine's nightlife e-newsletter insists will "impress
guests" at this season's gatherings.We're not here to argue the rights and wrongs of obliterating
Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Both sides make valid points. We just think there are other atrocities, incidents
of mass destruction, brutal dictatorships and other such stuff to laud in
cocktail form. Relax with a Treblinka Sunrise, perhaps. Order a round of Contra
Colas. Or just kick back at the old ballpark with an Osama bin Lager. Bataan
Death March-ini, anyone?Here are a few other happy hour specials:Cristalnacht--Champagne
and bitters, over lots of chipped ice. The kind of thing that will knock you out.
Pinochet Grigio Spritzer--White wine, cachaca and soda, a
Boones Farm Calvary Hill--Spiked with a strong red wine and
good enough resurrect the brand.
My Lai Tai--creamy and fruity, lined up in shot glasses.
Idi-tini--Something fit for the lord of all beasts on earth
and fishes in the sea...or the last king of Scotland
CosmoPolPotitan--Little and fruity, but also red and deadly