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...

NOLADrinks Show – 3-2-17 – Sexual Assault in the Alcohol Industry and NOLA Bourbon Festival

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias we discuss an important topic – sexual assault in the alcohol industry. Molly Bird and Mark Schettler of the Proof Positive Project join the show for this conversation. We also welcome Tracy Napolitano, executive...

NOLADrinks Show – 2-16-17 – Justin Winery and Mark Schettler

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we start-off with a visit from Justin Winery founder and Krewe of Cork Grand Marshal, Justin Baldwin. We then talk bartender guests shifts and charitable efforts with USBG NOLA President and Bar Tonique GM, Mark...

NOLADrinks – 2-2-17 – On Location at Bakery Bar!

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we have our monthly broadcast on location at Bakery Bar! We welcome a bunch of guests talking about the bartending, cocktail, and service industry in New Orleans and beyond with a dash of humor, drinks, and lots...

NOLADrinks – 1-26-17 – Restaurant Business

NOLADrinks – 1-26-17 On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show, we talk about the state of the restaurant business with a particular focus on New Orleans and independent sit-down operations. We welcome Robért LeBlanc of LeBlanc+Smith Restaurant Group and Sean Joseph,...

Up Next – 1-26-17

On the next NOLADrinks Show, we'll talk about threats to the independent sit-down restaurant. Some say the bubble is about to burst. Issues of over-saturation, copycats, and skyrocketing labor costs are all mentioned as problematic dynamics. We welcome Robért LeBlanc...

NOLADrinks – 1-12-17 – Beverage Trends

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show, we cover a lot of ground! We welcome Joey Worley, Food and Beverage Director of the famed Windsor Court Hotel, Jose De La Rosa of boutique wine shop, Bin 428, and Gino Colangelo of Colangelo & Partners, a spirits and wine PR...