Sepia Bartender Crafts a Winner
By Chuck Sudo in Food on Nov 15, 2007 4:59PM
It's easy to forget that, with all the hype recently bestowed to the Violet Hour since it opened months ago (much of it warranted, we'll preface), that this city was already teeming with master mixologists before Toby Maloney blew back into town. Case in point, at the recent "Chicago Iron Bartender" competition, Sepia's Peter Vestinos beat out a packed field including Nacional 27's Adam Seger, Tim Lacey of Spring Restaurant Group, and Otom's James Macknyk to win the crown. His recipe for his winning cocktail, the Ramble On, follows for you aspiring cocktail enthusiasts:
Shake and strain into rocks glass, garnish with mixed fresh berries.
As if we needed another reason to head to Sepia.
Image via Caughtoffside.com.