Step inside Chakra to a sexy, stylish setting. Handcarved Cambodian reliefs are set within walls crafted of 120-year-old textured bricks, and an eclectic New American menu keeps taste buds guessing. Located in Paramus, Chakra celebrated its 10th anniversary in April 2014. Chakra also welcomes private events for groups from two to 250.
—1 oz. Four Roses Bourbon
—1 oz. Bols Pumpkin Smash
—.5 oz. pear puree
—.5 oz. house-infused spiced vermouth*
—1 dash lemon juice
—4 pods green cardamom
—1 dash of Peychaud’s Bitters
1. Combine all ingredients into mixing glass with ice and shake. 2. Strain into rocks glass with one large cube.
* To infuse vermouth: Bring to boil one bottle of sweet vermouth with 6 cardamom pods, 6 cloves and 1 cinnamon stick. Let cool and strain before use.