The Hanako San Bloody Mary at Bamboo Sushi in Portland, Oregon.
 Ready for its close-up.
There are many variations on the Bloody Mary, one of America’s favorite cocktails.
This one is from Bamboo Sushi in Portland, Oregon.
It’s called Hanako-San, The Bamboo Bloody. While we don’t have the exact recipe, the ingredients are:
Ume plum vinegar
Shichimi togarashi spice blend
Cold-smoked tomato water
Lemon and lime juices
Small octopus tentacle
Sprig of fresh dill
Skewer of mango, tuna and beet cubes
Salt and pepper side rim (one side of the glass)
You may not be up for making a copycat, but the garnish is easy enough to pull together (especially if you’re a mixologist at a sushi bar):
Are you ready to have fun with it?
Hanako-san is a Japanese female name. In an urban legend, she’s the spirit of a young girl who haunts school bathrooms. Here’s the legend.
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