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First Look: Essex in Seattle, WA

Among the many tasks at hand when opening a new bar, Essex owner Brandon Pettit added a rare one: he started right away working on the house-made Fernet-like beverage. Pettit is the chef and owner of famed pizzeria Delancey next door; Essex is the new cocktail bar he recently opened with his wife and business partner, Molly Wizenberg. We took a first look at the cocktails and some of the handcrafted ingredients that will go into them. More

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