Saturday, February 6, 2010
1 oz brandy
1 oz Grand Marnier
Serve in a snifter or rocks glass neat (i.e., without ice, sans glaçons, ohne Eis, senza ghiaccio…)
SIX — Always one step ahead of her pursuers, Maria Giovanna had managed to exhaust them in a fruitless chase that wove its harried course from the Sycamore Building through the dank alleyways of the city. Now she remained as still as possible, and could here one turkey vulture exhale with audible difficulty as the other scuffed his feet on the cement. “Papers or not, I’ve had about all I can take of that bird, Giacomo. When we find her I’m going to feed her to the worms.” Maria automatically pressed the letter under her wing more tightly; she was not about to give up that which she fought so hard to procure.