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In addition to appearing on Bar Louie’s flatbread, pear can also be found in a growing number of fruit-and-cheese platters, snack boxes, and cocktails. In fact, pears in cocktails — especially when they are unexpected, like in Margaritas — are causing a social-media buzz, said research firm newBrandAnalytics.

1760's Pear-Ginger cocktail

Among other elixirs, BD’s Mongolian Grill recently introduced an Asian Pear Cooler cocktail, made with Grey Goose La Poire Vodka, Finest Call Sangria, Lime Sour mixes and lemon-lime soda.

Restaurant 1760 in San Francisco offers a Pear-Ginger cocktail made with pear juice, ginger shrub, Verdicchio wine and gin served with a Campari ice cube.