"Baby, it's cold outside"... sorry for calling you baby... ANYWAYS, with the holidays in full swing and the drop in temperature, we're all on the lookout for something to keep us warm, spicy, and/or cozy. And what better way to warm up your night (or day - no judgement) than a nice cocktail from a Stockton food spot!
A Bloody Mary is always a good pick, and Market Tavern delivers on this one. The swirling mix of vodka, tomato juice, salt, and more is the classic combination for your taste buds. Whether it's to kick off a party, finish off an evening, or a pleasant side to your brunch, a Bloody Mary provides the warmth you need.
Who doesn't like a little chocolate during the winter holidays?! Chocolate can be just the right addition to make any beverage spectacular, and De Vega Brothers knows this very well. They are serving up some yummy Chocolate Martinis to satisfy your holiday chocolatey craving - with some alcohol mixed in, of course.
There's never a lack of flavor coming out of Octavio's, and that includes their cocktails. Among the many tasty adult beverages they offer up, their Michelada nails it every time. This fiery blend of tomato juice, hot sauce, spice, fresh squeezed citrus, and an amber Mexican beer will warm you up in a heartbeat. Feel free to enjoy more than one.
If you're looking for a place that is definitely in the holiday spirit with their drinks, Bud's Seafood Grille is the holly jolly spot. They are serving up their pomegranate vodka infused Santa's Kiss and their whiskey/orange juice/cinnamon stick concoction Santa's Fireplace. Now, it's not required for you to say "ho ho ho" as you finish these off - but it's also not frowned upon.
We all know margaritas are always a fun time, but how about a spicy one? La Palma is serving up their Spicy Serrano Margarita to warm you up during your fun evening. This cocktail is blend of Hornitos silver, Cointreau, 1 diced spicy Serrano pepper, squeezed limes, and rimmed with Chamoy and Tajin. How can you not be warmed up with a mix like that?
A classic drink gets a seasonal twist with this mix over at The Black Rabbit Society. They're serving up El Bandito - an old fashioned with notes of coffee and expressed orange, orange bitters, and a slight herbal essence. Be sure you're sitting in a big comfy throne as you sip from this tasty libation, just to set the Corleone tone.
This season, Papapvalo's is serving not one, not two, but FOUR delightful cocktails to warm you up. Going from left to right in the picture below, they've got the Traditional Irish Coffee, the Hot Toddy, the Keoke Coffee (which is Greek), and the Nutty Irishman. You can try any one of these or all four - but you may need some assistance after...
If you're looking for a yummy top off for your chill night, Midgley's would like to invite you to try their delightful Spanish Coffee. A jolly mixture of Bailey's Irish Cream, Kahlua, Flamed Goslings 151, cinnamon, and nutmeg, you can't help but feel a joyful warmth when sipping this cocktail. A great choice as you sit back during and take in the holiday beauty throughout Stockton.
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