It has all the hallmarks of the "basic" cocktail — take that comment as you will — with flavored vodka, pumpkin, some sweetness, pumpkin and, of course, a perfect backdrop for a hot fire Instagram pic. Too bad the picture may have to be taken wearing mittens.
The Pumpkin Wheel: vanilla vodka, pumpkin purée, orange juice, Grand Marnier, crushed graham cracker rim
Ferris Wheelers Backyard & BBQ, 1950 Market Center Blvd. (Design District)