In Search Of: Updated Summer Drinks
Toss that piña colada mix and visit Distrito, where the island classic is reinvented: Corralejo blanco tequila, horchata (sweetened rice milk), coconut and pineapple.
3945 Chestnut Street, 215-222-1657, distritorestaurant.com.
Strawberry Summer Punch
Enjoy local strawberries at Alison Two, mixed with dark rum, strawberry-rhubarb puree, hand-squeezed grapefruit, orange and lime juices, and bitters.
424 South Bethlehem Pike, 215-591-0200, alisontwo.com.
Front Stoop Lemonade
Chick’s Café has an herbaceous take on this favorite: local Bluecoat gin, homemade Thai basil simple syrup, lemon cordial and a spritz of soda.
614 South 7th Street, 215-625-3700, chickscafe.com.