NOLADrinks Show – 9-14-17 – Wines of South Africa and Fall Beer

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias we chat with Jim Clarke of Wines of South Africa about that country's wine industry as well as the upcoming South Africa Wine Week here in New Orleans. We then chat with Sal Mortillaro, certified beer...

NOLADrinks Show – 9-7-17 – More on the Restaurant Business in New Orleans and Love in the Garden at NOMA

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, more of our ongoing discussion of the restaurant business in New Orleans. It’s a frank chat with Robért LeBlanc of LeBlanc+Smith and Neal Bodenheimer of Cure Co. about the restaurant and bar scene in...

NOLADrinks Show – 8-31-17 – One-Year Anniversary and Tequila and Whiskey at Tales of the Cocktail

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we chat a bit about the one-year anniversary of the NOLADrinks Show! We also, more importantly, chat about how you can help the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Then, we talk tequila and whiskey at Tales...

NOLADrinks Show – 7-27-17 – Chef Michael Gulotta and Shōchū

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, it’s our first post-Tales of the Cocktail episode and the start of our retrospective coverage of the event. As a break from Tales, we interview award-winning New Orleans chef, Michael Gulotta,...

NOLADrinks Show – 7-6-17 – Restaurant Business in New Orleans

  On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we feature an in-depth interview with Robért LeBlanc of the LeBlanc+Smith restaurant group. We continue our discussion on the restaurant business in New Orleans with a particular focus on...

NOLADrinks Show – 6-29-17 – Food Tour – Summer Beer – Old Rail Brewing Company

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we welcome Adrienne Miller, Beverage Director, of Toups’ Meatery and Toups South, talking about our food tour. We, then, chat summer beer and more with certified beer judge, Sal Mortillaro, and Matt...

NOLADrinks Show – 6-15-17 – Collaboration Between Bar and Kitchen

On this edition of the NOLDrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we welcome Chris “C.B.” Brian of Coquette and Jesse Carr of Balise and La Petite Grocery. We discuss creative and practical ways for collaboration between bar and kitchen minimizing waste yet maximizing great food...

NOLADrinks Show – 6-8-17 – Los Po-Boy-Citos and Saint Cecilia

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we welcome Melissa Cross of the new French Quarter spot, Saint Cecilia. We then chat with Matt Sakakeeny and Dave Greengold of the New Orleans band Los Po-Boy-Citos. Pictured above from left - Bryan Dias of...

NOLADrinks Show – 6-1-17 – Whisky Highball

On this edition of the NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we welcome Liam Deegan of Barrel Proof and Gillian White of Meauxbar. We talk, among other things, Suntory Toki Whisky and the Whisky Highball cocktail. We also discuss last week’s and this week’s poll on tipping...

NOLADrinks Show – 5-25-17 – Honey Island Swamp Band

On this week’s NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we welcome Aaron Wilkinson and Sam Price of the Honey Island Swamp Band! We also talk about various drink-like things including the results of our weekly poll on the Vieux Carré and more about the famous New Orleans...

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...