Living: Martini Redux Yuppies take up a classic

Yuppies take up a classic

Forget the Chablis, the spritzers, the Perrier with lime. In many chic U.S. watering holes, the era of the grape and designer water seems to have gone out with the bull market. Instead, aging baby boomers are rediscovering the sharp, cold sting of an icy, dry martini. "A whole generation has become bored reciting 'I'll have a glass of white wine,' and then having something set in front of them that tastes foul and has no kick," explains Ed Moose, proprietor of the Washington Square Bar & Grill in San Francisco. "Young people are switching," concurs Bruno Mooshei, owner of Persian...

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