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Geisha House shochu cocktail

Geisha House shochu cocktail
Ken Hively / Los Angeles Times

It's always busy at Oki Doki, an izakaya, or Japanese pub-style restaurant, in a strip mall in Costa Mesa. Most nights, there are groups of students from nearby UC Irvine slouched outside the door, reading Japanese comic books or playing ... Read more

Total time: 3 minutes | Serves 1
  • 4 ( 1/8 -inch) slices unpeeled Japanese cucumber
  • 2 ounces shochu

Step 1Muddle one slice of cucumber in the bottom of a cocktail glass. Fill with cracked ice. Add shochu and stir. Garnish with the remaining 3 slices of cucumber.


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