Try These Alcohol-Free Drinks for Dry January
Mocktails are the perfect way to enjoy Happy Hour without alcohol during Dry January. Whether you don’t like booze or you’re just trying to cut back, here are some non-alcoholic drinks to try at select Lettuce restaurants.
Summer House Santa Monica – Chicago & North Bethesda serves a variety of Zero-Proof Cocktails at lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. The Chicago location serves a Rise & Shine with matcha, celery juice, lime and agave and Pineapple Paradise, plus more; North Bethesda serves a Spiced Apple cider and ginger beer, Moco Mommy with strawberry puree and fresh basil, the Rosemary’s Baby with cranberry-lemongrass and lemon, Watermelon Smash with lime cordial and more – all with housemade syrups and sodas.
Hub 51 offers mocktail options including Clean Green made with cucumber, ginger and LaCroix Curate, the Refresh-Mint with raspberry and house-squeezed juices and the Pure Passion with LaCroix sparkling, passion fruit and agave.
Beatrix – River North, Streeterville, Fulton Market & Oak Brook serves fresh-squeezed juices all day including Cucumber & Mint Soda, Blueberry & Basil Smash, Mango, Orange & Pineapple Nectar, Apple, Pomegranate & Ginger, and more.
Quality Crab & Oyster Bah serves refreshing Ginger’s Island with fresh pineapple, ginger, lime, mint and angostura; Cape May (virgin Cape Cod) with housemade cranberry juice, sage syrup and fresh lemon and Cider Sangria mocktails.
Another spot you can sip on mocktails? RPM Steak offers them for lunch, including Maraschino Cherry Lemonade, Spiced Pineapple, Cucumber Cooler and Kale Kick.
Try Tallboy Taco’s Watermelon Aqua Fresca is made with fresh watermelon, housemade syrup, fresh lime juice, crushed ice.
At Everest try the Alsace Spritz Mocktail made with House-made Harvest syrup created by steeping Alsace Harvest Tea and cane sugar, topped off with fresh citrus and club soda.
Pizzeria Portofino on the Chicago riverfront serves the Skinny Seedlip Spritz with seedlip grove 42, lemon and ginger beer (rotates seasonally). You can also try the Tricolore with lemon, strawberry, mint and Waitlist with elderflower lemonade and orange.