Journal — Summer

Gin & Tonic

Posted by Matthew Weaver on

Spring has arrived in Atlanta. Soon enough, it will be oppressively hot here, but for now the weather's perfect. The new season brings all sorts of rituals, but restocking my bar with all of the gin and tonic essentials may be the best sign that spring has sprung.  I live in a 10th-floor condo, so there's no place for a garden, but I do keep a few potted herbs on my balcony to use in cocktails. Every spring, my grandmother sends me basil and mint that she has rooted from her herb garden up in Rome, and I parlay it into a spring and summer worth of...

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