• Thandi Walton prepares a mezcal cocktail.

    Mix up cocktails with Mexico’s smoky export for drinks with satisfyingly earthy flavor STORY: Lia Picard | PHOTOS: Erik Meadows In the heat of summer, it may be tempting to cool off with a refreshing cocktail like the margarita, but this year we’re sipping tequila’s smoky cousin, mezcal. Although mezcal’s history dates back more than ...