Saddles hosted its 17th annual Martini Madness event on January 19th, 2017 sponsored by Barcardi USA. Ten local restaurants and bars competed for the most creative and delicious martinis while Saddles Steakhouse served a bountiful selection of hors d’oeuvres and small bites. Attendees voted for their favorite martinis in a variety of categories including the Best Martini in Sonoma 2018.
- Palooza Brewery and Gastropub
- Starling Bar Sonoma
- Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn
- HopMonk Tavern Sonoma – Most Creative Martini
- Steiners Tavern – Best Use of Garnish
- the girl & the fig
- Carneros Bistro & Wine Bar
- Sonoma Grille and Bar
- Saddles Steak House – Best Overall Martini
Saddles was proud to be crowned winner of the Best Martini in Sonoma for 2018 with the brand new “Green Goddess” martini. Featuring House cucumber-infused Grey Goose Vodka, Midori, Lime & Cucumber, the martini was truly a hit! Although our winning martini was an exclusive one, you can make your own at home with our recipe below.
Green Goddess Gimlet
1½ oz Cucumber-infused Grey Goose Vodka
½ oz Midori
1 oz Lime juice
1 oz simple syrup
3 cucumber wheels
Method: Muddle, shake and strain over ice in a cocktail glass.
Be sure to try the Green Goddess next time you join us for drinks at Saddles, or enjoy making it yourself at home! See you next year for our 18th Annual Martini Madness event. Keep up with all our Saddles events here.