Pears Hot As New Drink Trend

Published: 12/05/2006

PORTLAND, Ore. (PRNewswire) - Embracing the latest flavor trend are top chefs and mixologists who are increasingly experimenting with fresh pears and other fruits in infusions that satisfy the palates of cocktail-craving clientele. ""The kitchen is moving into the bar,"" said chef Kathy Casey, owner of Kathy Casey Food Studios in Seattle, Wash.