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  Our Expert Panel
  Meet Julie Reiner, Audrey Saunders, and David Wondrich.  
  Classics with a Twist
  New spins on daiquiris, Bloody Marys, martinis, and margaritas.  
  Masters of the Mix
  When our experts are thirsty, here are the bartenders they trust.  
  Trend Report
  What's hot, from sassy saketinis to all cocktails pomegranate.  
  Get the Recipes
  Our panel of experts provides recipes from the city's best bars.  
The Cocktail Panel
What's happening with the martini and the daiquiri? What will you be drinking this summer? And which bartenders are mixing it up best? Our experts, some of the city's most inspired mixologists, weigh in on the state of the cocktail in the spring of 2004 — and share a few recipes.
  Julie Reiner

Mixes for: Flatiron Lounge
She says: "You want balance. You can have a cocktail that's fruity but not excessively sweet." See her profile>>>

Cherry Smash

  Audrey Saunders

Mixes for: Bemelmans Bar
She says: "I want to see better drinks: The cocktails out there could be absolutely mind-blowing." See her profile>>>

Earl Grey MarTEAni
  David Wondrich

Mixes for: 5 Ninth
He says: "The most fun bars are the ones that can't make a drink to save their lives." See his profile>>>

The Weeski
Updated April 19, 2004