The Modern • New York City

The bar team at The Modern invented the Sandía ("watermelon" in Spanish) with summer in mind. Most of the restaurant's cocktails pair well with food; this one complements fish, especially salmon.

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  • Servings: makes 1 drink

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  • 2 ounces melon rum
  • 1 dill sprig
  • 2 lemon wedges, halved crosswise
  • Three 1-inch cantaloupe cubes
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 ounce chilled tonic water

How to make this recipe

  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the rum with the dill sprig, lemon wedges and cantaloupe cubes. Add the ice, shake well and pour into a rocks glass. Stir in the tonic water.

Photo © Tina Rupp Published September 2007

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