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The Southside Cocktail, from Chicago to the Hamptons

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The Southside Cocktail, from Chicago to the Hamptons

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The Southside Cocktail, from Chicago to the Hamptons

The Southside Cocktail, from Chicago to the Hamptons

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How did a drink that originated in gangster Chicago become a favorite of the Hamptons country club set? Writer Laura Donnelly tells us about the history of the storied summer cocktail called the Southside, and provides a recipe.