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The London Nº1 around the world – Bar Riviera São Paulo (Brasil)

Founded in 1949, the Riviera is probably the oldest and most emblematic in the whole of São Paulo. Many writers have been inspired inside its four walls, many musicians paid tribute to it in their songs. It has also appeared in various films, one of its waiter was even converted into a comic strip character.

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The establishment is distributed across two levels. The lower floor maintains its classic red bar while upstairs there is a large lounge-style bar.

Bar Riviera is well-known across the whole of Brasil becauase of its famous cocktails. Recently their young bartender Kennedy Nascimento won “Legends of London” the world cocktail competition by The London Nº1. Despite his age, Kennedy is a seasoned mixologist and has won the award for “Best Bartender in Latin America” many times, similarly the award for “Best Brazilian Bartender”.

For “Legends of London” he prepared his cocktail “Elementary”, a classic cocktail with a special twist that won over out panel of judges and stood out from every other entry.

 

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If you feel like replicating the winning formula, we´ll share the recipe for you

to have a go at home:

 

 

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ELEMENTARY

Ingredients

50 ml The London Nº1.

20 ml Saint Germain Liquor

20 ml Lemon juice.

Egg White.

Chartreuse.

 

Preparation:

  • Add all the ingredients to a cocktail shaker and shake slowly, without ice, to give it body.
  • Add ice and shake strongly for 10 seconds.
  • Slowly pour into a short Champagne glass.
  • Flambe Chartreuse on top.
  • Decorate with dried pomelo.

The London Nº1 around the world – PLATEAU (LONDON)

The Plateau restaurant and grill at Canary Wharf, the important business hub in East London, offers both contemporary, French dining Plateau_1and modern, grilled food in a stylish yet relaxed setting overlooking Canada Square.

 

You can enjoy dining on Plateau’s outdoor terraces, located on the 4th floor of Canary Wharf. Here you can taste one of their latest cocktails, prepared by the talented team of mixologists, who serve classic drinks and the most on-trend creations.

The Skyscraper, one of their signature cocktails, was created for the 2016 World Gin Day. This is a delicious cocktail that you’ll surely want to try to make yourself at home.

 

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Ingredients:

  • 50 ml. The London Nº 1.
  • 20 ml. lemon.
  • 15 ml. Chambord.
  • 10 ml. Maraschino.
  • 5 ml. Yellow Chartreause.
  • 5 ml. Gomme.

 

Preparation:

Shake it all up, pour it into a Martini glass and garnish with some orange zest.

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