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Apple Cart
City Style and Living Magazine Cider Apple Cart tasting cider book

“When discussing all things apple, it’s important to me to not only use apple-related products but complementary flavors that taste incredible alongside apples,” says Lauren Mote, the co-proprietor of bitters and tincture producer Bittered Sling and bar manager at the ultrasleek UVA in Vancouver. For the celebrated Canadian cocktail queen, the Apple Cart is a liquid embodiment of this stance on true flavors. “It is a combination of great ingredients, topped with a funky, tart, and refreshing cider,” she says of the cocktail.

Handmade Pasta Layered with Fresh Ricotta, Mint and Peas
City Style and Living Magazine Pea mint Pasta easy recipe

A light, easy to make pasta dish that pairs excellently with pinot gris.

2 Awesome Summer Wine and Food Pairings
City Style and Living Magazine Siete Soles food and wine pairing

Pair these two red wines with summer staples grilled meat and cheese.

City Style and Living Magazine Rose wine bottles

Rosé has taken over summertime sipping, with global consumption one of the highest growing in the wine industry, increasing by 11 per cent in 8 years. Its easy drinking, bright and fresh flavour profiles (plus the pretty pink colour) make it the ideal wine for picnics, enjoying on the patio, or for pairing with light seasonal fare.

Peachy Keen
Sloshies Book

If Rizzo’s mood in Grease were a drink, this would be it—sweet peach with a sassy juniper punch from the Hendrick’s. Great for drinking at the drive-in.