The Club at the very posh Peninsula Beverly Hills, in Beverly Hills, California, is neither private nor quiet. It is one of the prime watering holes for Hollywood celebs like Al Pacino, Bruce Willis, Matt Damon, and Jennifer Love Hewitt, along with their agents and studio heads who gather here most nights of the week — especially on weekends — to hear the musical trio George Bugatti and to sip from an impressive selection of rare single-malt scotches, single-batch bourbons, and signature cocktails like the Moonbeam.

into a shaker with shaved ice, pour the juice of 1 lime, 4 ounces bombay sapphire gin, and a splash (about 1*2 ounce) of dubonnet red vermouth. shake vigorously for 8 seconds, then pour into a chilled martini glass and garnish with a twist of lime.