Quiz: What Kind of Cocktail Are You?
A lot can be determined about a person based on the kind of drink he or she orders at a bar. To find out what your taste says about you, take our quiz.
1. Which of these locations would you most like to visit on vacation?
A. Your hometown
B. New York City
2. With which of these celebrities do you most identify?
A. Julia Roberts
B. John Lennon
C. Lady Gaga
D. Frank Sinatra
E. Sofia Vergara
3. Which word would friends use to describe you?
4. You’ve just won the lottery. Which purchase are you likely to make first?
A. I’d buy a new sportscar.
B. I’m going to Disneyland!
C. I’ve had my eye on a new designer wardrobe.
D. There’s a charity that I’ve always wanted to support.
E. Um, can you say “trophy spouse”?
5. Which flavors do you flock to?
A. Creamy vanillas and caramels
B. Rich chocolate
D. Licorice and spices like cinnamon and pepper
E. Fast food. What can I say; I like grease.
6. Your ideal bar is:
A. Swanky and requires a dress code
B. The sports bar down the street
C. Packed with hot hipsters
D. Candlelit and intimate
E. Actually a sushi joint with a CRAZY sake menu
SCORE: 1. a =1 point; b = 4 points; c = 2 points; d = 3 points; e = 0 points; 2. a=1 point; b = 2 points; c = 3 points; d = 4 points; e = 0 points; 3. a = 2 points; b = 1 point; c = 3 points; d = 0 points; e = 4 points; 4. a = 0 points; b =1 point; c = 3 points; d =2 points; e = 4 points; 5. a= 0 points; b = 2 points; c = 3 points; d = 4 points; e = 1 points; 6. a = 4 points; b = 1 point; c = 3 points; d = 0 points; e = 2 points.
0-3 points Eternally Exotic
You have a taste for the exotic. Foreign lands, exotic people, and bold colors move you. Treat yourself to a shot of tequila at TACOS & TEQUILA AT MORONGO CASINO, RESORT & SPA. Savor the Eastern kick of fine sake at The Venue Sushi Bar and Sake Lounge. Embrace the juiciness of summer fruit with flavorful sangria. JAKE’S PALM SPRINGS’ white sangria packs a powerful punch, as does its fruity cactus pear margarita. You’ll absolutely melt when you sip the peach sangria at TROPICALE CORAL SEAS LOUNGE.
The Tropicale Restaurant and Coral Seas Lounge 330 E. Amado Rd., Palm Springs. 760-866-1952.
Tacos & Tequila, Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa 49500 Seminole Dr., Cabazon. 951-849-3080.
4-7 points Bubbly Beer
Friends and family members know you as the life of the party. You love the camaraderie of meeting new people and spending time with familiar faces. Try a beer at BABE’S BAR-B-QUE & BREWHOUSE. The waitstaff are brew experts and will educate you on every barley, hop, and herb offered on Babe’s beer menu.
Babe’s Bar-B-Que & Brewhouse 71800 Hwy. 111 Rancho Mirage. 760-346-8738.
8-13 points Especially Specialty
Quirky, original, and eccentric, you walk to the beat of your own drummer. Try the Pineapple Express from YARD HOUSE RANCHO MIRAGE. Your tastebuds will revel in tropical flavors of pineapple rum, vodka, mint, and you guessed it – fresh pineapple. Next, head over to LULU CALIFORNIA BISTRO for the Banana Split Martini. This sinful treat delights with vanilla vodka, Godiva white chocolate, and crème de banana. Cap off your evening of bar-hopping at Palm Springs’ newest hipster haven, CLINIC BAR.
Yardhouse Rancho Mirage 71800 Hwy. 111, Rancho Mirage. 760-779-1415.
LuLu California Bistro 200 S. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs. 760-327-5858.
Clinic Bar 188 S. Indian Canyon Dr., Palm Springs. 760-864-4119.
14-19 points Classy Cocktail
The Rat Pack is your spirit animal. You thrive in environments that are high brow, fashionable, and chic. Enjoy a top-shelf drink, like an aged single-malt Scotch and soda at MASTRO’S STEAKHOUSE. Or, sip your favorite libation at PURPLE PALM RESTAURANT in the Colony Palms Hotel. The violet setting is perfect for royalty — order a Bloody Mary and relax in style.
Mastro’s Steakhouse 73445 El Paseo, #120, Palm Desert. 760-776-6777.
Purple Palm Restaurant at Colony Palms Hotel 572 N. Indian Canyon Dr., Palm Springs. 760-969-1818.
20-24 points Wanton Wine
You’re a true romantic and passionate artist. Pamper your palate with a robust red from ZINI CAFÉ MEDITERRANO. Choose the Montepulciano d’ Abruzzo, or the full-bodied Venta Mazzaron, Tempranillo. LE VALLAURIS also boasts wines from around the world.
Zini Cafe Mediterrano 140 S. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs. 760-325-9464.
Le Vallauris 385 W. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs. 760-325-5059.