Rise of Fernet: How the Italian Liqueur Became a Dive Bar Darling

Fernet is a bitter liqueur that’s become a go-to for imbibers tired of fancy cocktails. Here’s why. Little Tokyo, Los Angeles—dusk. A line forms at the door of a second-floor bar located atop an anime shop. A tattoo-covered procession stretches through the courtyard, past the Korean-style soft serve joint with the fish-shaped waffle cones, past … Read more