Hibiscus Petal
© Wendell T. Webber

Hibiscus Petal

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 drink

Lantern • Chapel Hill, NC

Many of Lantern's cocktails, including the citrusy, basil-spiked Hibiscus Petal, echo the powerful Asian flavors favored by chef-owner Andrea Reusing.

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  1. 5 small Thai basil leaves, plus 1 Thai basil sprig
  2. 1/2 ounce fresh orange juice
  3. 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
  4. 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
  5. Ice
  6. 2 ounces Hibiscus Vodka
  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the basil leaves with the orange and lime juices and the Simple Syrup. Add ice and the Hibiscus Vodka and shake well. Strain into an ice-filled rocks glass and garnish with the basil sprig.