Back in 2013, 'The Pez' was in Pisticci, for a lot longer than he planned, due to the maze-like layout of old Italian towns. Here's the story: “Sempre Dritto” – ‘always forward’ makes a good translation.
The best Italian negroni bars are often discovered by accident, or when you least expect it. Early on in my career chasing the modern Giro d'Italia I began logging the best negronis, bars, and ristoranti as my travels took me to all corners of Italy. Here are 5 of the best negroni bars, places to eat and stay at the Giro.
Here's my take on a classic cocktail - the Old Fashioned - with a twist. After expanding my cocktail tastes beyond my beloved Negroni during the pandemic, I hit upon this recipe for a delicious Old Fashioned. Here's how I make it...try it and let me know how you like it. - Pez
Negroni Week on PEZ wouldn't be complete without homage to a true maestro of mixology. I speak only of Marco - proprietor of the legendary Barolino in Levanto Italy. I vowed after first discovering his bar at the 2009 Giro to return one day with Mrs. Pez - and order two of his finest Negronis.
It's Negroni Week around the world as thousands of bars pour negronis and raise money for charities. We've got something new for you each day - and that's in addition to the top stories the PEZ Crew have assembled: Team Caja Rural-Seguros RGA Chris Butler's latest diary - EuroTrash - Toolbox - a Primal QX5 Interia kit review, Readers' Rigs and more.
This is one video I've been wanting to make for a long time - and ringing in the New Year seemed like as good an excuse as any to dig out the handycam and add my own two cents to the 'more popular than ever' ongoing narrative about my favorite cocktail - the negroni.