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Serving Up: “The Cafe’s Dancing Squirrel” at Killingworth Cafe

By September 1, 2017Connecticut, Top News, Serving Up
The Café’s Dancing Squirrel  

The Killingworth Café

249 CT-81

Killingworth, CT

Janet Violissi, Owner, The Killingworth Cafe.

Janet Violissi, Owner, The Killingworth Cafe.

The Killingworth Café offers a full bar with wine, beer and spirit offerings as well as nostalgic cocktails to pay homage to the café’s storied past. The Café’s Dancing Squirrel has been on the menu ever since they opened 25 years ago, and remains a popular seller today.

Owner: Janet Violissi
Cocktail: The Café’s Dancing Squirrel

  • 1 part Crème d’Noya
  • 1 part Crème d’Cocoa
  • 1 part heavy cream

Build in a cocktail mixer and shake. Pour into a cocktail glass, add shaved white and/or bittersweet dark chocolate on the top.

The Café’s Dancing Squirrel  

The Café’s Dancing Squirrel

“The Café’s Dancing Squirrel just so happens to be pink,” Violissi said. “It’s a glorified pink squirrel.”

Read about the Killingworth Café’s 25 years of service here.










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