Applebee's International, Inc. is the leader in the casual dining segment of the United States restaurant marketplace. The company franchises and operates more than 1,100 restaurants under the Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar name, about a quarter of which it owns. The eateries offer moderately priced, high-quality food and drink for all ages in a friendly, informal atmosphere. Applebee's is continuing to expand, with 1,800 outlets the company's stated goal. A smaller restaurant format has been designed for areas with populations under 25,000, to facilitate penetration of previously untapped markets.
1 ounce grenadine
1 ounce simple syrup
1/2 ounce fresh squeezed lime juice
4 ounces Sierra Mist
1 maraschino cherry
1 lime wedge
Mix all liquids together in a cup.
Fill a tall glass with shaved ice.
Pack down the ice from bottom to top.
Pour the cherry lime mixture over the ice.
Garnish with a marichino cherry and a lime wedge.