On The Next NOLADrinks Show – 5-25-17

On the next NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias coming up on Thursday, May 25 on 990 AM in New Orleans and on Friday's podcast everywhere else, we're going to have some fun! We'll be chatting with some of the guys from the Honey Island Swamp Band. They're playing the...

NOLADrinks Show – 5-18-17 – Summer Drinks

Here’s this week’s NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias! We chat with Jeff Schwartz of Bakery Bar about summer drinks, Absinthe, Amaro, and more. We also talk Grow On Urban Farms with Touré Folkes. Pictured above - Jeff Schwartz of Bakery Bar. NOLADrinks Show – 5-18-17 –...

NOLADrinks Show – 5-11-17 – Grow On Urban Farms and Beer!

On this editon of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias we welcome Simond Menasche of Grow On Urban Farms and Sal Mortillaro, certified beer judge and expert. Pictured above from left - Bryan Dias of NOLADrinks and Sal Mortillaro, certified beer judge. NOLADrinks Show –...

NOLADrinks Show – 5-4-17 – Restaurant Culture and Lady(s) Behind Bars

On this NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias we cover the Lady(s) Behind Bars fundraising benefit for Dress for Success New Orleans. We then talk the importance of restaurant culture, what it means to lose a founding chef, and starting your own establishment with Robért...

NOLADrinks Show – 4-27-17 – United States Bartenders’ Guild Southern Regional Meeting

On this NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we cover the annual Southern Regional Meeting of the United States Bartenders’ Guild held this year in New Orleans. We talk about this event and with several folks involved with presenting and putting it on. Much of the theme...

NOLADrinks Show – 4-20-17 – Beverage Industry Trends and US Bartenders Guild Southeastern Regional Meeting

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we talk beverage industry trends with Sara Gorelick of Colangelo & Partners. Mark Schettler of the United States Bartenders' Guild New Orleans chapter then joins to talk about the bartending business and...

NOLADrinks Show – 4-13-17 – At the Bar

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias we have our At the Bar segment in the second hour with Asthin Berry of the Ace Hotel New Orleans, Johnny Sanders of Bar Tonique, and Steve Yamada of Twelve Mile Limit. We also talk about last weekend’s French...

NOLADrinks Show – 4-6-17 – On Location at Bakery Bar!

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we do our monthly hangout at the Lower (Lower) Garden District’s Bakery Bar. We chat with folks from the New Orleans service industry and enjoy a few drinks! Pictured above from left - Bryan Dias of NOLADrinks...

NOLADrinks Show – 3-30-17 – Sarah Baird Writer of New Orleans Cocktails and Restaurant Business Part 2

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we welcome local author, Sarah Baird. We discuss her new book New Orleans Cocktails: Over 100 Drinks from the Sultry Streets and Balconies of the Big Easy. We then welcome Robért LeBlanc of the LeBlanc+Smith...

NOLADrinks Show – 3-23-17 – Babes and Beignets and Gulf Coast Restoration Network

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we welcome Alessandra Madrid and Maggie Robert of Babes and Beignets! We talk about their terrific lifestyle blog and much more. We then talk with Natasha Noordhoff of the Gulf Restoration Network along with Sam...

NOLADrinks Show – 3-16-17 – Top Taco New Orleans and Roulaison Distilling Co.

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we chat with the gang from the new Top Taco New Orleans that is a food and drink event and competition happening for the first time in town next week. We also welcome Andrew Lohfeld, co-founder, of the new...

NOLADrinks Show – 3-9-17 – On Location at Bakery Bar

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we do our monthly on-location recording of the show at Bakery Bar! Various friends in the service industry stop by and talk shop. A featured conversation is a chat with the owner of Twelve Mile Limit, T. Cole...

Our NOLADrinks Featured Cocktail (at left) - The Old Fashioned. See more here...