About Elizabeth Stewart

Elizabeth Stewart has been a writer and editor for 30 years. Her reviews, interviews, features, and essays have appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News, New West, and many other publications. She has been Books Editor at the newsweekly Pacific Sun for 25 years. Stewart has also published short stories and poetry. Born and raised in Scotland, she arrived in the U.S. at the age of 22 and has lived in Marin County, California, ever since.

A rocks glass with two ounces of pink gin

Pink Gin

An old-fashioned cocktail that takes its namesake tinge of pink—albeit a manly man’s shade of pink—from a splash of bitters. A cure-all of sorts. Elizabeth Stewart explains.