In San Francisco, Greg Lindgren and Jon Gasparini’s Rye on the Road serves fresh artisanal cocktails for as many as 1,000 people (

Mixologists Greg Lindgren and Jon Gasparini share their cocktail party standbys:

  • Bargain Glassware: “The Ross Dress for Less glass section has some great finds.”
  • Must-Have Ingredient: “Dolin Vermouth de Chambéry Blanc is fantastic in a Negroni.” $15 for 750 ml;
  • Online Source: “Tools that look good don’t always work; we buy basics from”

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