TLP Dabney BuffaloBergen
Photo by Susie and Becky Photography

A bustling Buffalo & Bergen scene on weekends, the house bagels and a variety of fillings pair well with Gina Chersevani’s cocktails like the Rebirth of Ligeia featuring gin, fig, licorice, bitters, and absinthe.

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1 cocktail

  • ¼ ounce absinthe
  • 2 ounces Corsair Gin
  • 1 ounce mission fig syrup
  • 2 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters
  • 1 lemon peel
  1. Pour absinthe into coupe glass and fill with ice. Set aside. In stirring glass, pour gin, fig syrup, and bitters.
  2. Fill ¾ of the way with ice and stir for 30 rotations. Discard ice and absinthe in coupe glass and strain cocktail into absinthe-rinsed glass.
  3. Rub lemon peel around glass rim, and drop inside drink.
  • from Gina Chersevani of Buffalo & Bergen, Washington, DC

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