Ahh. Halloween; that time of year when it's perfectly acceptable for normal adults to run around like a bunch of hooligans partying their asses off.
Unfortunately, everyone else is also in the same mentality, making the bars absolutely insane. If you're trying to avoid the onslaught of naughty nurses, sexy cops, and some of the frat boys that follow them around, you're better off hosting an Old Hallows Eve celebration of your own. You're going to need something festive to drink.
To get you in an undead sort of mood, Alex Summer, Beverage Director for RA Sushi Bar Restaurant has given us a recipe for a ghastly cocktail.
1.75 oz Grape Vodka
.25 oz Blue Curacao
.25 oz cranberry juice
Splash Lemon Sour
Splash Lemon Lime
Instructions - Shake all ingredients and strain into cocktail glass, garnish with a lychee soaked in grenadine.
Summer created the drink for Ra's Boo Bash parties, taking place on October 31 at 7 p.m., which will feature a number of "Boo Bites," such as Vampire Chicken and the Spider Roll, live music, and a costume contest. The Grape Ghoulade will be on special for $6.
The Palm Beach Gardens location is partnering with a local charity; proceeds will benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Ra Sushi is located at 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave. in Palm Beach Gardens. Call 561-340-2112.
Ra Sushi at The Shops at Pembroke Gardens is located at 201 SW 145th Terrace in Pembroke Pines. Call 954-342-5454, or visit
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