Ingredient: orange bitters
The Dry Martini recipe is an essential spec to know. It’s the drink that made Hemingway’s protagonist feel “civilised,” in A Farewell To Arms: “The sandwiches came and I ate three and drank a couple more martinis. I had never tasted anything so cool and clean,” he writes.
The drinks list was overseen by talented bartender Elise Godwin, whom you may know from such stories as this one about LOLLA (Ladies of Liquor and Larder Australia), a female hospitality advocacy group based in Perth.