Photo by Gerry Dawes ©2010.
Gintonics, as they are known in Spain, have been the official drink of off-duty Spanish chefs for years. I suspect this right-of-passage libation really became a religion during the ten years that Rafael García Santos was staging his annual Lo Mejor de la Gastronómía chefs conference in San Sebastián (the conference has moved to Alicante). I don't normally drink Gintonics, unless I find myself in San Sebastián, where I always manage to have one at Dicken's, a terrific cocktail bar on La Alameda, or coincidentally, in Alicante, sitting out on the Explanada with my friends, Chef María José San Román and Pitu Perramón, her husband.
María José San Román and Gerry having Gintonics on La Explanada in Alicante.
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