Hollywood Bar Whips Up $500 Milkshake

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Though the exact recipe for “The Velvet Goldmine” is still being refined by award-winning mixologist Adrianne Biggs, representatives of the watering hole say the shake will be “real lush and over-the-top,” combining premium spirits, premium Belgian chocolate and edible gold, and arrive garnished with a Swarovski Nirvana Montana blue crystal ring that can be kept as a souvenir. “We wanted to offer an experience where guests could take something special home with them, and it’s perfect for a bachelorette party or a special occasion,” owner John Arakaki told ABC News, likening the cocktail takeaway to the nostalgia of finding a prize in the bottom of a Cracker Jack box. 11 Epic Milkshakes to Beat the Heat Decked out in high curved wood walls, a gleaming black marble bar and white snake-skin stools inspired by old Hollywood studios, the ambience at The Powder Room is approachable yet glam. Meanwhile the rest of the cocktail menu, created by Luke Andes (Providence), Nadia Underwood (STK), and owner John Arakaki (St Felix), includes ambitious flavor and texture pairings, if not quite as astronomical prices.
Full story: http://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/hollywood-bar-whips-500-milkshake/story?id=20863750

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