You might not have had the chance to go to this year's Coachella, but you can still drink like you were there.
Miami's Bar Lab recently partnered with Xicama, a jicama-based food
Touted as a healthier way to imbibe, the cocktail — a blend of
The star superfood ingredient of both Xicama and
"Modern drinkers are considering their relationship with wellness and alcohol, and cocktails with health-boosting benefits — and without booze at all — are gaining popularity," says Xicama CEO and founder Mona Sharma. "
Sharma says she started drinking jicama while pregnant in India, hoping to benefit from the root vegetable's gut health and immunity-boosting properties. The realization of its health benefits led her to establish her own company, IQ Foods International, of which Xicama is the flagship brand.
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Today, Bar Lab is more than Broken Shaker. The lifestyle consulting agency focuses on creative hospitality, event planning, market branding, and innovative beverage programs.
"We're very excited to work on a product that is tasty and also beneficial for you," says Bar Lab cofounder Gabriel Orta. "This is a great example of pushing the spirit world with innovative products."
Locally, Bar Lab will be creating exclusive Xicama-based cocktails for its two South Florida establishments, Broken Shaker and the Anderson.