About Reyna Simnegar

Reyna Sinmegar

Reyna Simnegar was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela. She came to the U.S. in 1995 to pursue a degree in interior design and later moved to New York City with her husband, Sammy. She’s since learned the secrets of Persian cuisine from Sammy’s mother and shared this experience in her first cookbook, Persian Food from the Non-Persian Bride. @reynasimnegar

A glass filled with cherry spritzer and two cherries beside it.

Cherry Spritzer

This simple elixir, er, spritzer draws on sweet cherries, tart lime, and sugar syrup. Splash into sparkling wine or seltzer as needed throughout the dog days of summer.