NOLADrinks Show – 2-22-18 – New Orleans Kitchens in the Civil Rights Movement – News and Notes

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we welcome returning guest, Pepper Bowen of the Culinaria Center, part of the National Food and Beverage Foundation. This time around, we discuss kitchens in New Orleans that supported activists...

The NOLADrinks Show – 2-15-18 – Murf Reeves and Apothecary Cocktails

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, our featured interview is with Murf Reeves, bar manager at Angeline, DJ on WWOZ, and owner of a business that curates playlists for establishments and events. We talk New Orleans music,...

NOLADrinks – 2-8-18 – Mardi Gras and Chris Hannah and Paul Gustings on Carnival Cocktails and More

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we are all about Mardi Gras! In our featured interview, we welcome back noted New Orleans bartenders, Chris Hannah of the French 75 Bar at Arnaud’s and Paul Gustings of Tujague’s. We talk...

The NOLADrinks Show – 2-1-18 – Musician Marc Stone and Speed Rack

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we talk with local musician, Marc Stone. Marc is a bridge to the past all while looking forward to the future of the New Orleans music scene. We also cover the terrific all-female bartender...

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NOLADrinks – 1-25-18 – Food Policy and Culture with Culinaria – Top Taco New Orleans

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we have two great conversations on tap! First, we chat with Shane Finkelstein of Top Taco New Orleans along with Casa Borrega’s Orestes Montero Cruz about the 2nd annual event. Then, we visit the...

NOLADrinks – 1-18-18 – Jyl Benson of Southern Food and Beverage Museum and Winter Beer with Matt and Sal

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias we chat with Jyl Benson, director of culinary programming at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum. We discuss her new book, “Louisiana’s Tables: A Culinary Heritage Tour” and programs at the museum....

The NOLADrinks Show – 1-11-18 – Neal Bodenheimer and the Future of Tales of the Cocktail

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, our featured interview is with Neal Bodenheimer. We discuss his efforts, along with New Orleans’ Solomon family, to acquire Tales of the Cocktail and keep it here in the city....

NOLADrinks – 1-4-18 – Two Bartenders of the Year

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias we have not one, but two New Orleans Bartenders of the Year! We chat with Kimberly Patton-Bragg of Latitude 29 and Renea Pellegrino of Mimi’s in the Marigny. We also talk about a few events as we...

NOLADrinks Show – 12-28-17 – Champagne with Bubblyothèque

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias we talk Champagne with Dr. Michael Knisley of Bubblyothèque just in time for New Year’s! We also visit with Ali Griebe and Chris Zulueta of Sylvain as well as mention some things we’d like to see...

NOLADrinks – 12-21-17 – Paul Gustings and Chris Hannah and the Cost of Wine

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias we welcome Paul Gustings of Tujague’s and Chris Hannah of Arnaud’s French 75 Bar talking winter drinks, cocktail history, and much more. We also discuss understanding the cost of a bottle of wine,...

NOLADrinks Show – 12-7-17 – Vinsantos and Shōchū

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias we chat with artist and performer, Vinsantos. We discuss his involvement in the local drag and burlesque scene in New Orleans. We also talk Shōchū, the postponed Dead and Co. show, and more!...

NOLADrinks Show – 11-30-17 – Hospitality Industry in NOLA – A Preview of Longway Tavern

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we pay a visit to the upcoming new spot from LeBlanc+Smith in the French Quarter – Longway Tavern. We are joined by Robért LeBlanc and Liam Deegan, proprietors. We chat about their new spot as well as...

NOLADrinks Show – 11-16-17 – Fred Parent of Hendrick’s Gin and a Visit to Brennan’s Restaurant

On this installment of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we chat with Fred Parent, Brand Ambassador for Hendrick’s Gin. We then pay a visit to the iconic French Quarter restaurant, Brennan’s. Pictured above from left - Fred Parent...

NOLADrinks Show – 11-9-17 – History of South African Wine – Chris Hannah and Paul Gustings

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias we wrap-up our coverage of South Africa Wine Week with a discussion on the fascinating history of the wine industry in that country with Jim Clarke of Wines of South Africa. We then pay a visit to the...