We typically bring you a restaurant’s food recipe on Fridays. This week, it’s all about the cocktails. Thanks to RA Sushi for sending these fine recipes in!

from press release:
Three New Refreshing Cocktails Offered for a Limited Time
HOUSTON – The rising temperatures can take a toll on even the most veteran Houstonian. Tame the summer heat with one of RA Sushi’s new Summer Sips: three refreshingly smooth cocktails that are reminiscent of a favorite childhood treat, a tropical beach vacation, and a cool summertime dessert. Get an Orange Dreamsicle, Coconut Mojito, or Key Lime Martini before they melt away. The Summer Sips are $8 each, and they are available July 1-Aug. 15 at both Houston locations:

Highland Village: 3908 Westheimer; 713.621.5800
CityCentre: 12860 Queensbury; 713.331.2792

Orange Dreamsicle
1.5 oz. Pinnacle Whipped Vodka
2 oz. orange juice
1 oz. lemon-lime soda
1 oz. soda
.25 oz. cream of coconut
Squeeze 1 lemon slice
Orange slice and whipped cream for garnish

Preparation: Combine with ice and shake all ingredients except for soda. Pour into iced glass and top with soda, garnish with an orange slice and whipped cream.

Coconut Mojito
Squeeze of half a lime
6 mint leaves
1 oz. Ciroc Coconut Vodka
5 oz. coconut rum
1 oz. pineapple juice
.25 oz. cream of coconut
Splash of soda
Sprig of mint and lime wedge forgarnish

Preparation: Muddle mint leaves.Combine with ice and shake all ingredients, except for soda. Pour into iced glass and top with splash of soda. Garnish with a mint sprig and lime wedge.

Key Lime Martini
Squeeze of half a lime
1 oz. Ciroc Coconut Vodka
1 oz. Pinnacle Whipped Vodka
.5 oz. pineapple juice
.25 oz. cream of coconut
Crushed graham cracker, whipped cream, and lime slice for garnish

Preparation: Combine all ingredients with ice, shake and strain into chilled martini glass rimmed with crushed graham cracker. Top with whipped cream and a slice of lime.

*Image, press release, and recipes courtesy of RA Sushi