What makes a better gift than DIY cocktail supplies? This kind of gift is cute, unique, and way more useful than another pair of hand-knit socks. Best of all, it’s surprisingly easy to make the components of one of my favorite cocktails, the Manhattan. Well, all of the components except for the rye whiskey. That one, I’ll leave to the experts.
Lauren Bénichou is a freelance multimedia reporter and producer from France and who has been living in the Bay Area for the past 8 years. Her true passion is sound and storytelling but when it comes to talking about food, food justice, or social justice, any medium will do. This nerdy audiophile also loves capoeira, sci-fi, fantasy, graphic novels an of course, zombies.
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