Suite Restaurant & Lounge Shares Its Favorite Female-Inspired Cocktails

Whether you’re celebrating Mother’s Day, girls’ night out or brunch, these spring cocktails are perfect for celebrating the ladies in your life. Recommended by Lisa Olson, founder of Suite Restaurant & Lounge, both cocktails incorporate fresh fruit and herbs.

Suite is an award-winning restaurant and popular nightlife destination situated in the heart of Bellevue’s shopping district and is conveniently located on the lobby level of the Wintergarden in the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The culinary team has created a menu that offers sharable and portable small plates for large parties to enjoy as well as delectable entrees and desserts for finer dining experiences. If you aren’t able to stop in for a crafted cocktail, follow these steps to create your own.

Bae

Ingredients

1 1/2 ounces premium vodka

1/2 ounce triple sec

1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice

3-4 blueberries

2 ounces prosecco

Directions

Muddle 3-4 blueberries in a glass with all ingredients except prosecco. Shake with ice and strain into Champagne flute. Top with 2 ounces prosecco. 

Nude Beach

Ingredients

1 1/4 ounces premium tequila

1/2 ounce triple sec

1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice

1/2 ounce fresh lime juice

1 jalapeno, sliced into coins 

5-6 cilantro leaves

2 ounces fresh grapefruit juice

Directions

In a cocktail shaker, build all your ingredients except grapefruit juice. Use approximately three jalapeno coins (depending on level of spiciness desired) and 5-6 cilantro leaves. Shake and pour all of the drink including ice into salted rim glass. Top with fresh grapefruit juice.