The Breakup Diet

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The Thinking Girl's Guide To Drinking: (Cocktails without Regrets)

By Ariane Resnick

Published 2016

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I’m not at all suggesting that if you recently had a breakup you should head to the liquor cabinet! Rather, the title came to me because breakups can lead one to feel both sour and bitter, and I wanted to share a way in which sour and bitter are actually a good thing. This cocktail blends the tartness of fresh grapefruit juice, which has lots of vitamins A and C and potassium, with grapefruit bitters, our beloved Carpano Antica herb-laden vermouth, and mezcal. The end result is smoky from m