Best of Boston

1994 Best Cocktail, New Drink

The Antipasti Martinia

Take 3 sprigs of fresh rosemary, 1 fennel stalk with leaves, 6 sun-dried tomatoes, 2 garlic cloves, 8 black Italian olives, 1 dry hot red Italian pepper, 1 small red and 1 small yellow sweet pepper, and infuse for one day in two quarts of Finlandia vodka. V-8 never tasted like this.

Trattoria Il Panino Restaurant, 295 Franklin St., Boston,