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Recess Thyme

Recess Thyme
Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times

Looking for a break? School's out in Glendale at Recess Eatery, where Patina alum (and former chef for Adam Sandler) Sevan Azarian is serving up clean, classic fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The restaurant's cocktail list is in keeping ... Read more

Total time: 5 minutes | Serves 1
  • 4 ounces lemonade
  • 2 ounces agave wine or tequila
  • 1 ounce muddled fresh berries
  • 1/2 ounce thyme simple syrup
  • About 1 ounce lemon-lime soda, preferably Sprite
  • 1 thyme sprig
  • 2 fresh blueberries for garnish
  • 2 fresh strawberries for garnish
  • 1 slice orange for garnish

Step 1In a shaker, combine the lemonade, tequila, muddled berries and thyme syrup. Pour into an ice-filled glass and top with the soda. Garnish with the fresh thyme sprig and a skewer threaded with the berries and orange (1 blueberry, 1 strawberry, the orange slice, another strawberry and the last blueberry) placed over the rim of the glass. Serve immediately.

Note: Adapted from Recess Eatery in Glendale. To make the thyme simple syrup, combine equal parts sugar and water in a saucepan with a few sprigs fresh thyme. Heat until the sugar dissolves, then cover and refrigerate until needed.


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