In Florence’s Café Casoni, Count Camillo Negroni created the Negroni. That was in 1920. Today, it’s a bartender’s favorite plaything, with ingredients swapped for everything from mezcal to sherry.
Originally published in Bloomberg.com Martinis are the biggest thing in cocktails. That’s why they’re shrinking. Having quietly become fixtures at bar industry events, baby martinis—“’tinis” in bar world lingo—are sweeping into top bars. Among the most striking reason for today’s teeny martini: Even the drink’s most ardent fans think today’s martinis are too big. “About 10 […]