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J. Parker Launches David Bowie-Inspired Cocktail Menu

By Anthony Todd in Food on May 10, 2016 3:11PM

Photo by Kailley Lindman.

It's almost rooftop season, and Lincoln Park's J. Parker is one of our favorite spots for summertime high-altitude imbibing. It just got even better, as they have launched a line of David Bowie-inspired cocktails that will run all summer long.

The list of drinks includes tipples like the Suffragette City, Life on Mars?, Space Oddity and Starman. The Ziggy Stardust, a take on a margarita, includes aperol and cucumber. Where does the name come from? According to the bar, "The name Ziggy Stardust was selected because of the Tajin Salt garnish appearing like 'stardust' on the rim of the glass."

Ok. Well, like most theme menus, they might have to reach a little bit for the connections, but it's still a lot of fun. The complete menu is available here. And while you're thinking about rooftop drinking in the rain, check out our list of bad weather-friendly rooftops.