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Category: Drinks

Gin and tonic

It is a scorchingly hot day in Las Vegas as I retreat inside Desert Passage, a faux-casbah mall inside the Aladdin resort. Hot and sticky, I agree to let a pedicab driver whisk me past life-size stone elephants and a ... Read more

Total time: 1 minute | Serves 1
Note: Be sure to use just-opened tonic. The effervescence makes the drink.
  • 1 1/4 ounces chilled floral gin (like Bombay Sapphire or Van Gogh)
  • 5 ounces tonic
  • 2 lime wedges

Step 1Fill a 16-ounce highball glass with ice cubes. Add the gin and tonic and stir. Garnish with lime wedges.

Each serving:
132 calories; 0 protein; 13 grams carbohydrates; 0 fiber; 0 fat; 0 saturated fat; 0 cholesterol; 6 mg. sodium.
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