Sketches of Spain

Cabrito warms up Commercial Drive with a splash of European flair

Cabrito’s Lavender Pisco. Daniel Marquardt photo

Spain was foremost in Jamie Stolar’s mind when she took over as General Manager of Vancouver tapas restaurant Cabrito. Looking to pay homage in a cocktail, Stolar let her mind drift back to sunny days spent on the Balearic island of Formentera. “The island has rosemary shrubs growing all over the place,” she recalls. “With the intense heat, all you could smell was that rosemary.”

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Tomillo Margarita

Cabrito’s Tomillo Margarita. Daniel Marquardt photo

Created by Alicia Whitfield

• 1.5 oz mezcal
• 0.5 oz Cointreau
• Dash of agave syrup
• 2 lime wedges squeezed
• 2 oz. grapefruit juice
• 1 sprig of thyme
• Salt

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