III Forks Prime Steakhouse, located in Lakeshore East, will prepare for Derby Day with a special Kentucky Derby themed cocktail menu, available from April 29 to May 4. The special libations include Maker's Mark Mint Julep, Brown Derby, Kentucky Grazer, Tommy's Margarita, El Diablo, Bee's Knees, and Clover Club cocktail.
A special Derby week happy hour will be offered Monday, April 29 through Friday, May 3 from 4-7 p.m., featuring $5 Maker's Mark Mint Juleps, half-priced wine by the glass, $1 oysters and $9 Certified Angus beef burgers with 4 year aged cheddar and lemon aioli (regularly $18).
On Saturday, May 4, the steakhouse will will host their annual Derby Day soiree on the rooftop lounge. Starting at 2 p.m., party goers are encouraged to don their best seersucker suit, buff up the white bucks and choose a most fabulous chapeau for the occasion. A "Win, Place, Show" raffle will be held for III Forks dining gift certificates ($100; $50; $25). The Kentucky Derby race will be shown at 5:50 p.m. on multiple outdoor television screens.
Derby Week Cocktails
$10 each, April 29-May 4
Maker’s Mint Julep - muddled mint and sugar topped with a generous pour of Maker’s Mark, served over crushed ice
Brown Derby - Maker’s Mark, grapefruit juice, honey
Kentucky Grazer - Maker’s Mark, Pimm's, lemon juice, mint
El Diablo - Hornitos Plata, lime juice, ginger syrup, Crème de Cassis
Tommy’s Margarita - Hornitos Plata, agave nectar, lime juice
Bee’s Knees - Sipsmith Gin, lemon juice, honey
Clover Club - Sipsmith Gin, lemon juice, raspberry