One Sweet Sip at a Time

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill — despite its hot name, the Brentwood restaurant is a great place to cool off on a scorching summer day. To chill down and keep it light, we like Firebirds’ cold craft cocktail, the ginger basil mango mojito. Enjoy!

Ginger Basil Mango Mojito

4 mint leaves
4 basil leaves
2 orange slices, cut into half moons
1/2 ounce ginger juice or ginger paste
1/2 ounce fresh-squeezed lime juice
1/2 ounce simple syrup

Muddle all ingredients at the bottom of a cocktail shaker. Then add the following ingredients:

1 1/2 ounces Cruzan Mango Rum
1/2 ounce Domaine de Canton ginger liqueur
Splash club soda

Shake all ingredients for 1 minute to combine well. Pour into a frosted 14-ounce glass. Garnish with lime wedge.

700 Old Hickory Blvd., Brentwood, Tennessee, 615.425.7240,

An avocado toast salad is the perfect pairing for this tall glass of flavor.