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The Ponte Negroni Flight

Terrine and Scarpetta both closed in surprising fashion in 2016. Important pieces from both L.A. restaurants remain at The Ponte, an Italian restaurant in Terrine’s shell. Key players include Scarpetta co-founder Scott Conant, Terrine’s...
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The Making of a Cocktail: The Negroni

The Negroni dates to 1919, when Italian count Camillo Negroni instructed the bartender at Florence’s Caffè Casoni to embolden his Americano. The bartender promptly substituted the soda water with a splash of gin. Thus...