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Dessert with a twist: Sweet cocktail treats at SushiSamba

The Choco Loco cocktail at SushiSamba
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Chocoholics, unite! For those craving something sweet—with a kick—who can’t wait until Halloween or someone spikes the cider, stop by SushiSamba in the Shoppes at the Palazzo. The Latin-Japanese fusion restaurant recently unveiled a new dessert menu complete with accompanying cocktails.

What to check out? The Javatida with Godiva White Chocolate Liqueur, Hennessy, espresso and egg white. Or perhaps the Choco Loco with highlights of Godiva Dark Chocolate Liqueur, vanilla vodka and Kahlua. Visit SushiSamba for a taste, then learn how to make the cocktails at home with the full recipe below.

Choco Loco


1 oz Godiva dark chocolate liqueur

1 1/2 oz vanilla vodka

1 oz Kahlua

2 oz heavy cream

3 level bar spoons of sugar


Combine Godiva, vanilla vodka and Kahlua, shake and strain into a martini glass. Then combine heavy cream and sugar, shake well and float on top. Garnish with a strawberry.


SushiSamba's Javatida cocktail


1 oz Hennessy VS cognac

1 oz Godiva white chocolate liqueur

1 oz espresso

2 bar spoons sugar

1 egg white

1 dash Angostura bitters


In a glass shaker, mix Godiva, espresso, sugar, egg white and bitters. Add ice and shake vigorously. Pour into wine glass and garnish with chocolate shavings.

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