Titi Monkey at Café ArtScience

ArtScience is a cafe and culture lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts committed to great casual drinks and dining alongside art, science, and design experiences that express audacious frontier dreams of tomorrow. ArtScience is a place and cultural movement where art experimentation and expression combines with science to pioneer a sustainable human future. The cocktail program is headed up by Tenzin Samdo, who is widely considered one of the most creative bartenders at the moment.  Fitting with the ArtScience experience, Tenzin’s menu is a

The cocktail program is headed up by Tenzin Samdo, who is widely considered one of the most creative bartenders at the moment.  Fitting with the ArtScience experience, Tenzin’s menu is a full sensory experience and his cocktails are meant to inspire and educate, as well as to be enjoyed.

We asked Tenzin about the Titi Monkey cocktail on his menu and he explained that it is meant to bring awareness to endangered species and their habitat.

He explains of the inspiration, “Our menu is inspired by altitude and endangered species and Titi monkeys are listed endangered as of the year 2012. They feed on a range of fruits, leaves, insects and seeds, the Titi Monkey spends most of its time in the canopy level of tropical rain forest trees from Peru to Colombia. Average habitat of 8500 feet above sea level.”

Titi Monkey by Tenzin Samdo

Photo by Tiffany L. @bostonfoodies

Titi Monkey Recipe & Instructions

  • 1.5 oz Machu Pisco
  • .5 oz Clement Creole Shrub
  • .75 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • .75 oz Sandalwood & Sugarcane Syrup
  • 1 oz Egg White
  • Small Spoon of Sweetened Matcha Powder

Pour all the ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake vigorously for good 15 seconds and double strain into a 7.5 oz coupe glass.

Using clothespin, clip a dehydrated egg shell on to the side of the coupe glass. Fill the egg shell with edible daily emulsion flavor foam and printed edible monkey in a suit image on the drink to finish it.

Café ArtScience Details

650 E Kendall St
Cambridge, MA 02142
East Cambridge, Kendall Square/MIT
cafeartscience.com | (857) 999-2193 | @cafeartscience

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