Time 3 minutes
Yields Serves 1

Add the gin, Carpano Antica, maraschino liqueur and orange bitters to a mixing glass filled with ice. Stir and strain into a chilled coupe.


To make an orange twist, use a channel or paring knife to cut a thin strip of orange peel 2 to 3 inches long. Twist the peel into a “spring” shape over the finished drink to release the oils and drop the twist into the drink.

A classic cocktail; adapted from a PDT recipe. The drink at PDT is made with a dash of Regans’ orange bitters and a dash of Fee Bros. orange bitters. Search online for Regans’ bitters. Carpano Antica Formula sweet red vermouth is available at some specialty liquor sellers. Luxardo maraschino liqueur is available at many fine wine and liquor stores.

Betty Hallock was the deputy Food editor, covering all things food and drink for the Saturday section and Daily Dish blog. She started at The Times in 2001 in the Business section and previously worked on the National desk at the Wall Street Journal in New York. She’s a graduate of UCLA and New York University.
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