Kentucky Derby This Weekend: At Bourbon Steak, Make Your Own Mint Julep
Bourbon Steak's flat-screen TV screens will all show the race, which supposedly goes off at exactly 6:24 p.m. Need some advice on which pony to pick? Stop by the restaurant Friday at 6 p.m. for a horse-betting tutorial with Ron Nicoletti, the track handicapper and TV host for Gulfstream Park. The restaurant will offer the $5 deal on juleps Friday night too; just ask and you shall happily receive.
How about a little Derby prepartying? Read on for Bourbon Steak's official take on the mint julep (a good recipe equals Southern comfort all year long).
Bourbon Steak's Mint Julep
2 oz. bourbon
6 mint sprigs
½ oz. simple syrup
1. Muddle mint and syrup in a rocks glass.
2. Add crushed ice.
3. Add bourbon.
4. Stir well and enjoy!
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