W Los Angeles — Westwood's Cali Mojito

Staff Writer
Enjoy a twist on the classic mojito recipe, West Coast style
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Welcome to our "signature" series where we focus on a hotel’s signature dish and/or cocktail. In the same way that cities and towns have local specialties to try, hotels develop signature items that guests shouldn’t miss — whether it’s a popular room service dish they’ve perfected, a cocktail named after the hotel’s longtime bartender, or a seasonal specialty that repeat guests always look forward to. These are the things that they love to serve, and that you’ll really consider going back for.

Californians know how to relax — and the W Los Angeles, located in Westwood, knows how to party. Thanks to a new spring cocktail menu filled with spring treats (Clementine Crush, Grapefruit Basil Martini, and a Jalapeño Margarita, for starters), the W hotel celebrates the easygoing vibe of SoCal.

The W's three bars and lounges will get you in relaxation mode immediately — settle in at the Whiskey Blue for the night, or lounge outside in The Backyard, either way, you'll have no trouble relaxing.

The W Los Angeles  Westwood's Cali Mojito

When in California, do as the Californians do… and sip on this California-themed cocktail. Try the Cali Mojito at the Whiskey Blue at W Los Angeles - Westwood. 

• 2 ounces Caliche rum
• 6 Cilantro leaves
• 1 ounce lime juice
• .5 ounce pineapple juice
• .75 ounce agave nectar

1. Muddle cilantro leaves
2. Add ice, shake all ingredients
3. Serve in a rocks glass