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Travelers’ Tonic


3 small celery pieces

1 thyme sprig

1 rosemary sprig, plus more for garnish

1 ounce fresh lemon juice

1 ounce simple syrup

Juniper or cucumber soda (Howard uses DRY brand)

Garnish: dried (or fresh) lemon wheel


In a cocktail tin, combine celery with herbs and muddle. Add lemon juice and simple syrup, then fill with ice; shake vigorously. Add about 3 ounces of soda to tin, then strain mixture into a highball glass. Add ice and garnish with rosemary sprig and lemon wheel.