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Frida Kahlo cocktail, $10 (vanilla bean vodka, fair-trade chocolate, organic dark chocolate liqueur and spicy cinnamon cayenne syrup) at Uncommon Ground, 1401 Devon Avenue., 773-465-9801
Just like Kahlo's life, this cocktail has the bite and strength befitting the painter. It's far less chocolatey and far more likely to leave a cinnamon-tinged zing on your tongue, reminiscent of Red Hots candy, which makes for a unique drinking experience. In a glass swirled thrice with Omanhene fair trade chocolate, fresh vanilla bean infused Rain Organics vodka is combined with a house-made simple syrup of cinnamon and cayenne pepper, a dash of Thatcher's organic dark chocolate liqueur and fresh cream. It's all shaken and served.