Want the best gin and tonic in town? Seek Spain by way of South Lamar

    9:06 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 Arts
El Chipirón stays true to its Spanish roots, and that philosophy extends to the cocktail program. Spanish-style gin and tonics are a highlight on the menu. Contributed

Think you know what to expect from a gin and tonic? Think again. The Spanish take a fresh, seasonal approach to the classic cocktail, filling it with fruits, vegetables, herbs, spices and even flower petals. You can get these bubbly, botanical elixirs right here in Austin at El Chipirón on South Lamar Boulevard.

Go to mystatesman.com to learn more about this relatively new Spanish restaurant and the drinks that Liquid Austin writer Arianna Auber calls the best gin and tonics in town.

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