Tyler Zielinski is a freelance journalist with a passion for drink culture. In addition to his writing, Tyler serves as a consultant for bars on cocktail development and other creative direction. His previous work has been featured in outlets such as Condé Nast Traveler, Imbibe Magazine, Wine Enthusiast, Whisky Advocate and more.
More than two decades after its creation, the cocktail is finally getting the attention it deserves.
At New York’s Atomix, a single ingredient, called omija—or dried magnolia berries—brings umami, sweet, sour, spicy and bitter flavors to one of the restaurant’s signature drinks.