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‘Let the Beet Drop’ Cocktail

Let the Beet Drop by Kaitlyn Stewart photo credit Fred Fung


This cocktail combines the smoky flavour of mezcal with the earthy taste of the beet juice. With the sweet and spicy blend of the Blood Orange Shrub infused with Thai chillis, this cocktail is a vibrant alternative to a classic margarita.

1.0 oz Los Siete Misterios Mezcal
0.5 oz Cinzano Orancio
1.0 oz Fresh beet juice
0.75 oz Blood Orange Thai Chilli Shrub
0.75 oz Fresh lime juice
Smoked Salt to rim the glass


Place all ingredients into shaker tin.
Vigorously shake for 10-15 seconds.
Rim a rocks glass with smoked salt.
Fine strain over fresh ice and serve.


kaitlyn stewart

No stranger to the big stage, Kaitlyn can credit a decade of acting and dancing for helping her shine behind the pine and brings a unique combination of creativity, speed and knowledge to her role as bar manager. A fan of shaking up a wide selection of innovative-yet-approachable drinks, Kaitlyn loves to incorporate local spirits and seasonal ingredients akin to Royal Dinette’s locavore mantra.

Before joining the Royal Dinette team, Kaitlyn served as a bartender at local watering holes like Cactus Club, Black & Blue and Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar. She is also a regular on the cocktail competition circuit, with impressive first place finishes in the Smirnoff Caesar Challenge and the second annual Canadian Whisky Competition, as well as taking the top West Coast placement in the Speed Rack Canada Female Bartending Competition.

kaitlyn@nullroyaldinette.ca | @K8OS


ABOUT ROYAL DINETTE | Located in the heart of Vancouver’s financial District at 905 Dunsmuir St., Royal Dinette brings together the best fresh, locally sourced ingredients for a true farm-to-table feast for the senses. With an ever-changing seasonal menu, fresh pasta, pastry and butcher stations and a bar menu offering an array of local craft beer, sparkling wine and handmade classic cocktails, Royal Dinette pairs the laidback, informal atmosphere of a bygone diner with an elegant standard of service to bring quality, value and creativity of cuisine to a whole new audience.

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