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Guest bartenders get crafty with cocktails at La Lucha

La Lucha, known for their fried chicken and oysters is now inviting guest bartenders one night a month to get crafty with cocktails.

HOUSTON — La Lucha's cocktail menu is just as creative as the food, and with it the staff like to have fun--that is why they launched a guest bartender series last fall showcasing some of the city's best bartenders across Houston. For one night guest bartenders are tasked with creating 1-3 specialty cocktails. 

La Lucha

1801 N. Shepherd Dr

Houston, TX 77008

Sarah's drink: "BLOCK PARTY"

1 oz Amaro Montenegro

.25 oz Aperol

.25 oz Saint Elizabeth Allspice Dram

1 oz Grapefruit juice 

2 oz Cleto Chiarli Lambrusco Rosé


Build cocktail in Double old fashioned glass, over:

Blood orange wheel under

Big ice cube. 

Top w Lambrusco.

Garnish w orange peel bouquet of garden flower/herbs.

Colton's drink: "Eleventh Hour"

{scotch, amaro, lemon, cassis, egg white}

1.5 oz - Teacher's

0.5 oz - Cynar

0.5 oz - Lemon

0.5 oz - Simple Syrup

1 barspoon - Crème de Cassis

egg white

Shake ingredients minus egg white with ice. Dump ice.  Add egg white and dry shake vigorously.  Pour into cocktail glass.  Angostura bitters garnish in foam.

Guest Bartender Series 

1/22/2020 - Alba Huerta from Julep supporting No Kid Hungry from 6PM - 9PM

2/19/2020 - Sarah Linley Crowl from Coltivare benefiting "The Montrose Center" from 6PM - 9PM