This Negroni variation uses mezcal instead of gin and Zucca Amaro instead of Campari.
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This summery, herbal margarita-for-two is available at West of Pecos in San Francisco.
The house drink at San Francisco's West of Pecos restaurant features freshly muddled cantaloupe—Pecos, Texas is known for the fruit.
The Vagabond is West of Pecos' nod to serious whiskey drinkers. It's spirit-forward, with just the right amount of anise flavor.
Cortez the Killer from San Francisco's West of Pecos is "a spin on a Manhattan: a tequila Manhattan," bar manager Brent Butler told us. The blend of reposado tequila, Bonal Quinquina, and white creme de cacao lend a surprisingly rich, woody depth to the tequila drink, cut nicely by the tang of lemon oil, courtesy of a flaming rind (a simple lemon twist will work as well).