Morimoto • PhiladelphiaBar manager Emily Aguilar replaces the mint in this mojito with shiso, the spiky-leaved Asian herb. "The sushi chefs here clap it between their hands to release the aroma," says Leveen. "I just tear it."Plus: Ultimate Cocktail Guide

Emily Aguilar
July 2007

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Credit: © Tina Rupp

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Yield:
makes 1 drink
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a cocktail shaker, muddle the torn shiso and lime wedges with the candied ginger. Add ice and the vodka. Shake well; strain into an ice-filled rocks glass. Stir in the ginger ale and garnish with the shiso leaf.

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