Ah, Labor Day weekend: One last hurrah to take our Sunday day drinking well into the evening, and do it all over again on Monday.
San Juan, Puerto Rico is the birthplace of the beloved coconutty, rummy creation known as the piña colada. But what's less clear is who came up with it—or if any locals still drink it.
“It was a mad idea at the end of a drunken night,” says Georgi Radev, manager at London’s Mahiki bar and big piña colada fan. “I was thinking that whenever you have an event, you need a cherry on top, and wondering what hasn’t been done before. A giant...
Gabor Fodor, head bartender at three-time “World’s Best Bar”-winner Artesian in London’s Marylebone, has a soft spot for frozen piña coladas.
It's basically a piña colada on steroids, topped with a few handfuls of delicious sugar. Make it, drink it, and let the mischief begin.
But who says those wonderful things have to be separate? We here at MUNCHIES have taken it upon ourselves to find you a recipe that condenses the best parts of summer into stick form.