Monday, February 1, 2010
2 oz rye whiskey
½ oz Punt e Mes
½ oz Maraschino
Stir with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
ONE — Umberto deliberated at the bar, wanting to delay, to drag it out, to avoid the inevitable exchange that would take place upon her arrival. In an effort to appear aloof he ordered a Red Hook, and while he watched the bartender stir his drink he quietly shredded a cocktail napkin between his talons.