The French are just as fascinated with America as Americans are with France. Although, as my friend Grégoire, told me, “We both admire the lifestyle of each other, but in the end, each of us prefers our way of life.” Even if you’re a die-hard (American) Manhattan drinker, this French version might change your allegiance.
Reprinted with permission from Drinking French: The Iconic Cocktails, Aperitifs, and Café Traditions of France, with 100 Recipes, by David Lebovitz, copyright © 2020. Published by Ten Speed Press, a division of Penguin Random House, LLC. Photographs copyright © 2020 by Ed Anderson.