Apples aside, the best contribution Johnny Appleseed gave to the world was cider. Even though he was more interested in the hard stuff, we have been left today with a plethora of uses for the beverage. From the bar to dessert, cider is a popular way to reinvent menu options, while adding a warm, exciting flavor profile that will enliven the culinary experience of the customer.

Bella Luna
Jamaica Plain, MA
Apple Cider Martini: Stoli Applik vodka, Tuaca, apple cider with cinnamon sugar rim; $8

Tir Na Nog
New York, NY
Strongbow, Eng: dry English cider: Keeps up with the traditional taste; light and refreshing and lacking the sweetness of American ciders; $6

White Mountain Cider Co.
Glen, NH
Cider Mill Salad: Greens, Apples, Pecans, Crispy Shallots, Apple Cider Vinaigrette; $7

Toro Bravo
Portland, OR
Duck Liver Mousse Terrine with morels & housemade sidra mustard; $8

Spring Lake, NJ
Caramel Apple Cobbler: Warm apple dessert, topped with vanilla ice cream,
drizzled with apple cider reduction; $10

Denver, CO
Liquid Hot Apple Pie: Hot apple cider and Tuaca, a vanilla-based liqueur $7


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