Herb simple syrup is secret to Platypus cocktail | Food and cooking

Q • I would like to request a recipe for a summer craft cocktail from Platypus in the Grove. Their menu changes with the seasons. What drink can I make that is different, new and tastes of summer? Jen Hinkl — Princeton Heights

A • Inventive mixologists and co-owners Meredith Barry and Tony Saputo of Platypus developed the Jalisco Fields Forever summer cocktail especially to answer this request. Their fun, unusual craft cocktail bar opened last November in the former Urban Research Brewery space at 4501 Manchester in the Grove. The spirit of