NOLADrinks Show – 12-3-18 – South African Wine for the Holidays – Réveillon Tradition in NOLA

On this week’s show, we’re talking about the holidays! We chat about how wines from South Africa are ideal for your holiday table and events. We also discuss the tradition and history of réveillon dinners in New Orleans and how you can catch one...

NOLADrinks Show – 11-5-18 – Jason Johnstone-Yellin of One Nation Under Whisky and Tujague’s 100th Anniversary of the Grasshopper

On this week’s installment of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we welcome Jason Johnstone-Yellin of Single Cask Nation and co-host of the popular podcast, “One Nation Under Whisky.” We talk about the show as well as working as in independent...

NOLADrinks Show – 10-29-18 – Chefs Brigtsen, Lopez, and Toups – Boudin, Bourbon and Beer

On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we talk with three luminary chefs here in New Orleans – Frank Brigtsen of Brigtsen’s, Phillip Lopez of Galatoire’s, and Isaac Toups of Toups Meatery and Toups South. We discuss southern cooking...

NOLADrinks Show – 10-22-18 – Wines of South Africa and South African Wine Week NOLA

On this edition of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we chat with Jim Clarke of Wines of South Africa about that fascinating wine producing country. We also talk about the upcoming South African Wine Week happening in New Orleans from...

NOLADrinks Show – 9-24-18 – South African Wine at Brennan’s

On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we pay a visit to the iconic New Orleans French Quarter restaurant, Brennan’s! We talk, mainly, about South African wines in the establishment’s terrific wine room. We’re joined by Wine...

NOLADrinks Show – 9-3-18 – New Orleans Restaurateurs Justin Devillier and Robért LeBlanc

On this edition of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we talk with two excellent and insightful New Orleans restaurateurs – Justin Devillier, chef/owner of La Petite Grocery and Balise along with Robért LeBlanc of the LeBlanc+Smith restaurant...

The NOLADrinks Show – 8-27-18 – Beer with Sal and Matt – Casa d’Aristi

On this edition of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we welcome our regular beer experts, Sal Mortillaro and Matt Horney. We touch on numerous brew-related topics including trends, IPAs, open fermentation, and more. We also chat with Nicole...

NOLADrinks Show – 8-6-18 – Montenegro Amaro – Aperitivo Select – Louisiana Restaurant Association

On this edition of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we’re jam-packed with interviews! First up, we talk with Rudi Cararro and Salvatore Tafuri of Montenegro Amaro and Aperitivo Select. We’re also joined by Gabriel Manfredi of the noted...

The NOLADrinks Show – 7-23-18 – Tales of the Cocktail and More – Caroline Rosen – Tiffanie Barriere – Keyatta Mincey – Daniela Jagemann

On this edition of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias we’re talking further about Tales of the Cocktail. This time, we discuss the grant program, the Spirited Awards, and much more. We’re joined by Tales executive director, Caroline Rosen; The...

The NOLADrinks Show – 7-16-18 – Gary Solomon Jr. of Tales of the Cocktail – Ian McNulty Restaurant Writer for The Advocate

On this edition of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we have two featured interviews. First up, Gary Solomon Jr., the new co-chair of the Tales of the Cocktail Foundation, talks about that organization and their signature event, Tales of the...