In the US, lemons have been grown since the century in Florida, after being brought to the New World by Christopher Columbus. With their high vitamin C content, lemons (along with limes) were valued to protect against the development of scurvy.
The Classic Ladies Martini - The Cosmopolitan. A scrumptious cocktail made famous by the ladies in Sex and the City. 2 ounces vodka, 1 ounce triple sec, 2 ounces cranberry ounce lime juice, lime wedge to garnish.