Pin It In the late 70's waiting for a friend at the old, old King Cole Bar at the St. Regis in New York City, I was served the most perfect and purest of any Bloody Mary I have ever had. Let's just say it was straight and to the point. Seeing that it was early, I was young and good looking and there was nobody else at the bar, I conned the bartender into giving me the recipe. The most important thing, he said, is that everything must be cold to start with. I've been serving this Bloody Mary ever since.
Cold Tomato Juice (I use Campbell's)
Cold Vodka (Don't waste your Grey Goose on this!)
Horseradish (if you want to do my version)
That's It! As I love horseradish, I add about 1/2 tsp to mine. But that is now my version..not the St. Regis!