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The Shirley Temple

Recipe: Musso & Frank Grill , Los Angeles

Photo: John Valls

A liquid time capsule.

What comes to mind when you hear the name Shirley Temple? Most likely, images of the cherub-faced 1930s child star, or maybe the ruby-red fizzy drink that shares her name. At Los Angeles’ legendary Musso & Frank Grill, the “Shirley Temple’s always a staple,” says general manager Andrea Scuto. While the recipe remains by and large unchanged since it was created in the 1930s, Musso & Frank prefers lemon-lime soda over ginger ale and always garnishes with at least three maraschino cherries.

 

Ingredients

Yield:1 drink
  • 6-7 oz. lemon-lime soda (Musso & Frank uses Mexican Sprite)
  • 1 oz. grenadine
  • Tools:highball
  • Garnishes:maraschino cherries
  • Glass:highball

Preparation

Add the lemon-lime soda to an ice-filled glass, top with the grenadine, stir to combine, then garnish.

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