New Cocktail Recipes Perfect for the Party Season from Tratto

New Cocktail Recipes Perfect for the Party Season from Tratto

It’s that time of year to gather friends and family at home. For holiday entertaining stories, I hope you consider this curated collection of cocktails now available on the menu at Tratto – a spirited, bar-driven restaurant in San Francisco.

Being the heart of Tratto’s “aperitivo” concept, the robust bar program lead by Beverage Director Cynthia Tran stirs up Italian-inspired favorites like the Negroni Flip, Limoncello Mule and Boulevardier di Mela. Each of these spirited concoctions showcase a fresh fall take on classics with a thoughtful twist.

Open from sunrise to last call, Tratto serves as a gathering place for breakfast, lunch, or to savor a nighttime cocktail after a show.  Located within The Marker hotel in San Francisco’s Theater District, Tratto’s flavorful menu of simple, delicious and shareable dishes are designed to be enjoyed in a communal-style setting.

We’ve provided the recipes to Tratto’s individually crafted cocktails sure to impress your guests, that are perfect to make right while watching the leaves change.



Negroni Flip


¾ oz Gin

¾ oz Campari

¾ oz Sweet Vermouth (Preferred: Carpano Antica)

1 WHOLE egg


Dry shake egg, combine all ingredients with ice. Hard shake. Double strain

Glass: Coupe

Garnish: Fresh grated nutmeg


Limoncello Mule


1 oz Limoncello

1 oz Vodka

Ginger Beer (Preferred: Fever Tree)



Glass: Julep cup

Garnish: Lemon Wheel and Mint Sprig


Boulevardier di Mela


1 oz Apple infused Bourbon

1 oz Campari

¾ oz Sweet Vermouth

½ oz Pomegrante Juice



Glass: Nick and Nora

Garnish: Expressed Lemon peel and discard, Dehydrated Apple wheel

About Tratto

Tratto is a spirited, bar-driven restaurant serving rustic Italian fare with modern sensibilities, Tratto means the stroke of a pen in Italian, a nod to the neighborhood’s artistic history. A flavorful menu of simple, delicious and shareable dishes coupled with casual, communal-style dining creates a friendly, neighborhood bar experience inspired by the Italian happy hour tradition of “aperitivo.”  Dishes such as house-made pastas and sausages, thin crust pizza, seasonal vegetables and seafood are prepared with as little manipulation as possible. Our full bar features traditional Italian cocktails with a twist, house-made Italian Sodas and limoncellos, and beer and wine sourced from the best of the West Coast and Italy.


Cheers. I hope you enjoy these holiday cocktails.


Maralyn D. Hill

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