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Spring Tasting Event at Pranna! Check out their new goods.


Pranna
79 Madison Ave
(between 28th St & 29th St)
New York, NY 10016

 

Woooo!  Hannah invited me to be her plus one at Pranna’s Spring Preview Event.  Like Rosa Mexicano, Pranna is launching a new spring menu and we got to try it first.  We had the option to try 4 cocktails and 6 various little food things.  Pictured above is what I started out the night with – the Eastern Berry, which was a concoction of raspberry lemongrass reduction, fresh lime juice, Velvet Falernum (an almondy syrup), and Bombay Sapphire East.  There is nothing Eastern about raspberries but since the drink is made with raspberries and lemongrass, a native Indian herb… following the transitive property, it makes the berry eastern as well.  Good job, Pranna.  Also, Bombay Saphire East, which if you didn’t know, is a gin made with a variety of eastern ingredients such as Chinese liquorice and Indonesian cassia bark (fun fact of the day).  The drink was definitely on the sweet side and had very little gin.  I pretty downed one of these immediately because I was so thirsty and didn’t suffer an repercussions.

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