Manhattanhenge Cocktail


Manhattanhenge, a coconut water-based cocktail with mint and ginger was inspired by an ABC Kitchen libation. The name however, was inspired by a natural Manhattan event. Manhattanhengecoined by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, occurs twice each year when the setting sun aligns perfectly with the Manhattan east-west street grid. The result is a stunning glow reflecting off the north and south sides of each cross street. The next Manhattanhenge falls on May 29th and then again on July 12th. This event is a photographer’s dream and an exquisite natural phenomenon. Surely it deserves a cocktail in its honor. I’ll drink to that. Continue reading