What the world needs right now is a good drink, like this Negroni for Two from The Gidley in Sydney.
What is it that propels a drink from the hands of one bartender in one bar, to becoming a bartender favourite in bars across the globe? This London Calling recipe provides some clues.
Created by Joerg Meyer in 2008 from the Hamburg bar, Le Lion, the Gin Basil Smash has spread around the world. It’s classic in its dimensions, with the basil being the one thing updating the drink to the modern age.