FIG & OLIVE Newport Beach released a summer cocktail and Aperitivo menu featuring refreshing blends of muddled fruit and savory ingredients. Seasonal summer flavors are showcased in the new blood orange olive oil-based cocktail, The FIG & OLIVE with cucumber-infused vodka, blood orange purée, celery, egg white, simple syrup, and lime juice. Ingredients like strawberries, rhubarb, and raspberries celebrate summer’s bounty in additional new cocktails including:

  • Sweet Red Pepper with tequila, aperol, freshly muddled strawberries, lime juice, passion fruit syrup, sweet red pepper, and bitters
  • FIG & OLIVE Sangria with white wine, pisco, muddled raspberries and rhubarb, grenadine syrup, sage, and bitters
  • Arugula Smash with rum, muddled arugula and celery, lemon juice, simple syrup, and black pepper

The new summer cocktails are available daily during regular restaurant hours and pair perfectly with the restaurant’s seasonally-driven Aperitivo menu (new modified hours from 4:00-6:00 p.m. daily, available at the bar). The Aperitivo menu features appetizer-style tasting plates highlighting flavors from the South of France, Spain, and Italy. Select cocktails are available on the Aperitivo menu as well as select wines by the glass.

Aperitivo plate combinations include:

French Tasting Plate

  • Fromage de Chevre with olive oil
  • Baby beets with raspberry dressing
  • Cucumber, shallot, yogurt crostini
  • Heirloom cherry tomato with micro basil

Spanish Tasting Plate

  • Malaga olive
  • Beef tartar
  • Tuna, tomato, chive
  • Manchego, fig jam, Marcona almond crostini

Italian Tasting Plate

  • Gorgonzola cheese
  • Mixed olives
  • Artichoke marinade
  • Mushroom, artichoke, parmesan crostini

FIG & OLIVE Newport Beach
401 Newport Center Dr., Suite 151
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(212) 924-1200
www.figandolive.com

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