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Monday, November 15, 2010

L.A. Bartender Chris Bostick Takes Guest Turn at Beretta

Posted By on Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 3:00 PM

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The guest bartender series at Beretta continues Tuesday with Chris Bostick, all the way from The Varnish in Los Angeles, teaming up with bar manager and bar star Ryan Fitzgerald.

Hidden within the historic Cole's restaurant downtown, The Varnish is one of L.A.'s best bars. It was launched by Eric Alperin, formerly of Milk and Honey and Little Branch in New York.

A native of Austin, Tex., Chris Bostick specializes in ingredient-driven cocktails with strong flavors and balance. Bostick often strolls L.A.'s farmers' markets for inspiration ― we're hoping he'll make it to the Tuesday Ferry Plaza market for some S.F. produce influence.

Special cocktail offerings of the night, all $10:

To The Bitter End: Cachaça, Campari, grapefruit, bitters

La Lucha Sigue: Añejo tequila, Carpano Antica, Amaro, absinthe

Hillside Cocktail: Gin, dry vermouth, Amaro, Chartreuse

Chris Bostick Guest Bartender Night

When: Tue., Nov. 16, 5:30 p.m.-1 a.m.

Where: Beretta, 1199 Valencia (at 23rd St.), 695-1199

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