Kir Royale

Cocktail of the Month: Kir Royale – Meritage Restaurant

Editor’s Note: This restaurant is now closed.

Published February 2007

To honor the color of passion, this month’s featured cocktail is a Kir Royale, which is made with a measure of crème de cassis (blackcurrant liquor) and Champagne. A historically celebratory drink, it is named after Félix Kir (1876-1968), mayor of Dijon in Burgundy, who p[popularized the drink after World War II by offering it at receptions to visiting delegations. Treat your special V-Day date to one at Meritage Restaurant in Encinitas. 760.634.3350 meritage1.com

Kir Royale

Kir Royale