Warm day, cool drink: Sake replaces vermouth in this Asian-style martini.
- 2 oz. Ketel One Vodka
- 2 oz. Masumi Okuden Kantsukuri Sake
- Strip or slice of seedless cucumber (for garnish)
Combine vodka and sake with ice in a cocktail shaker, and shake well. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with cucumber.
Cocktail created by Koi at the Bryant Park Hotel, NYC. Cirrus martini glass, $43 for set of four; Dansk, 800-293-2675, dansk.com. Sterling-silver Her martini pick (part of Him/Her set), $85 per pair; Janet Torelli, 773-388-2388, martinipic.com.