The NOLADrinks Show – 3-22-18 – French Quarter Fest Food – Bloody Mary Fest – Hogs for the Cause

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we feature several interviews with various food vendors participating in this year’s 35th annual French Quarter Festival. The fest is a world-class music event that is quickly becoming a...

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...

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....

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 – 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 – 11-9-17 – 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...

NOLADrinks – 11-2-17 – Wines of South Africa and Boudin Bourbon and Beer

On this week’s NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we chat with Jim Clarke of Wines of South Africa and Jenni Lynch of Mondo and Rosedale restaurants. We taste and discuss the wines of South Africa as well as South Africa Wine Week currently taking place in...