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A French Inspired Vermouth Cocktail Recipe for Fall

Welcome to A Drink You Can Actually Make, Eater's first ever recipe series dedicated to simple cocktails from new bars across the country.

The Je t’aime, Je t’aime cocktail from Bon Marché in San Francisco.
The Je t’aime, Je t’aime cocktail from Bon Marché in San Francisco.
Bon Marché

Not only is San Francisco's Parisian market Bon Marché a source for food, flowers and even freshly brewed beer, but it's also a den of cocktails. The recently launched facility, named after chic French department store Le Bon Marché, mixes and muddles a slew of seasonally-changing libations inspired by vintage French cinema, which involve ingredients like carrot-infused Campari and sesame-infused honey. Below, bar director Eric Quilty shares his super simple recipe for the herbal Je t’aime, Je t’aime.

Je t’aime, Je t’aime
Makes 1

1 1/2 ounces extra dry vermouth, such as La Quintinye Royal
1/2 ounce Green Chartreuse
1/2 ounce Rio Red grapefruit juice
1 dash Angostura orange bitters
club soda

Add vermouth, Green Chartreuse, grapefruit juice and bitters to cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a high ball glass. Top with soda water and garnish with lime wheels.

Bon Marché

1355 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94103 (415) 802-1700 Visit Website

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