There’s nothing better than kicking back on vacation with a classic local cocktail, and nothing worse than being interrupted by some blowhard waxing poetic about the drink’s storied “history”. Unless you’re the blowhard, and you’re sitting at the exact bar where the drink was invented.
One champagne cocktail remains the favorite for Sunday brunch: the mimosa — a simple, elegant, 50/50 blend of champagne and orange juice served in a flute. Can there be anything better? Maybe, maybe not; but there are other ingredients a splash of champagne can enhance besides just orange juice.