Downtown Berkeley's newest bar, East Bay Spice Company, located just west of the UC Berkeley campus, features the cuisine of northern India, but the real spices can be found on its drink menu. Our favorite of its Indian-infused cocktails is the Ornament of the World, a blend of cynar and rum that's given a sweet, spicy, and tart kick from sugarcane, Mumbai bitters, and lime garnish. The drink is both lightly refreshing and flavor-rich — perfect on a hot summer day. For the ultimate sensational experience, close your eyes, take a bite of samosa, and listen to the Oxford Street traffic — you'll feel like you're in the center of Mumbai.
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