The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – Jeff Beachbum Berry and David Wondrich – 2022Ep23

We’re back after enjoying and participating in the 20th anniversary edition of Tales of the Cocktail as it returned to New Orleans in its full, in-person format! We taped a couple shows at the event (with more to come later) starting with this one – and it starts with...

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – Making Good Drinks with Abigail Gullo – 2022Ep22

On this edition of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, the last before we take a couple weeks off for Tales of the Cocktail, we’re talking “making good drinks!” We’re joined by bartender extraordinaire, Abigail Gullo, over at the Loa Bar found in the International...

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – Whiskey and Invasive Green Crabs – 2022Ep21

On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias we’re talking about whiskey and invasive green crabs! You may say, “what the?!?” But it’s a fascinating partnership between New Hampshire’s Tamworth Distilling and Mercantile and the University of New Hampshire’s Sea...

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – Neal Bodenheimer of CureCo – 2022Ep20

This time around on The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we’re over at the James Beard award-winning bar Cure in Uptown, New Orleans. Our guest is CureCo. co-founder, Neal Bodenheimer. We discuss their hospitality group and the growing number of spaces they operate....

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – Live Music Returning to NOLA and Frenchmen Street – 2022Ep19

On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we discuss the return of live music to New Orleans and, specifically, to its iconic music district – Frenchmen Street. We welcome Patrick Williams of Midnight Revival, a new music venue and bar located in the...

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – The Sazerac Cocktail – 2022Ep18

On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we’ve got a whole lotta Sazerac going on! We’re at the Sazerac House talking Sazerac Cocktail Week and, of course, the Sazerac Cocktail itself! We welcome the Sazerac House’s Matt Ray to the show where we talk about...

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The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – Tales of the Cocktail 2022 Annual Preview – 2022Ep17

On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we are pleased to bring you our traditional annual Tales of the Cocktail preview! We’re over at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum chatting with Eileen Wayner, CEO of the Tales of the Cocktail Foundation. We let...

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – New Orleans Concierges – 2022Ep16

On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we chat with two leading New Orleans concierges. Our guests are Leah Hoyt, president of the New Orleans Concierge Association, and John Fitzpatrick, the organization’s social director. Leah is at the city’s Windsor...

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – Bayou Boogaloo 2022 – 2022Ep15

On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we are talking all-things Bayou Boogaloo 2022! This terrific festival is returning to a full-scale production on Bayou St. John in Mid-City, New Orleans. We chat with festival director and president of Friends of...

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – Lisa Wicker of Widow Jane Distillery – 2022Ep14

This time around on The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we chat with Lisa Wicker, president and master distiller for Widow Jane Distillery, a terrific craft whiskey producer in Brooklyn, New York. We discuss their rapid success, the great expressions they make, and...

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – Philanthropy and Development with Tales of the Cocktail Foundation – 2022Ep13

On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we talk with the co-chairs of the Philanthropy and Development Committee for the Tales of the Cocktail Foundation, Eric Bennett and Kellie Thorn. We discuss the various issues the committee is tackling in the...

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – The Year in Beer 2021 – 2022Ep11

This time around on The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we welcome back Brewers Association chief economist, Bart Watson! Bart and the association just put out their comprehensive annual report on craft beer and the larger beer industry as a whole for 2021 in the US....

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – French Quarter Festival 2022 – 2022Ep9

On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we are very excited to bring you the return of our annual French Quarter Festival preview! That’s right, after a two-year layoff, the finest music festival in the world is back for their 39th happening! We talk with...

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – Jackie Summers of Sorel Liqueur – 2022Ep8

This time around on The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we welcome back friend of the show, Jackie Summers, aka Jack from Brooklyn! Jackie is an educator, activist, and entrepreneur. He is the founder and creator of Sorel Liqueur, a terrific spirit with deep roots in...

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – New Orleans Bourbon Festival 2022 – 2022Ep5

On this episode of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we bring you our yearly preview of the 4th annual New Orleans Bourbon Festival! This terrific event is back in action after a two-year layoff due, of course, to the pandemic. We talk with the festival’s...

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – Annene and Jeff “Beachbum” Berry of Latitude 29 – 2022Ep3

On this installment of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we return to one of our favorite haunts in the French Quarter of New Orleans – Latitude 29! We’re joined by proprietors and good friends, Annene and Jeff “Beachbum” Berry. We discuss their interesting...

 

We’re back after enjoying and participating in the 20th anniversary edition of Tales of the Cocktail as it returned to New Orleans in its full, in-person format! We taped a couple shows at the event (with more to come later) starting with this one – and it starts with a bang! We chat with Jeff “Beachbum” Berry and David Wondrich, two of the foremost cocktail historians on the planet and two great guys! As usual with Dave and Jeff, we talk about a host of things including their seminars at Tales, Dave’s new award-winning book, Jeff’s spot - Latitude 29, bartending, drink making, and much more! Also, as you would expect with these two, the conversation is both terrifically funny and greatly informative at the same time!⁠

To see more on the show and to get the episode from our site or your favorite podcast spot, just click the link in our bio! Cheers and Be Well, You All!✌️❤️🍹⁠
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Hey All! No new show this week – taking a brief post-Tales of the Cocktail respite before we get back on the horse here on The #NOLADrinks Show. But, we’ll be back next week with a show taped at Tales featuring these two legendary cocktail historians and all-around great guys! More soon… Cheers and Be Well, You All!✌️❤️🍹⁠
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Happy last day of @tales_of_the_cocktail, all! Fantastic to be fully back in-person and for tbe chance to see so many friends! Thanks to everyone who came from far or near to New Orleans - it means a lot! Also, shout-out to the #totc2022 team, brands, venues, and everyone else for making it all happen! Looking forward to rolling it back in '23! More from us soon... Cheers and Be Well, You All! ✌️❤️🍹
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This was a terrific pre-Tales of the Cocktail treat! Had the chance to visit and taste with Dave Smith, “President of Vices,” of St. George Spirits from Alameda, California – right near where I grew up. Truly amazing juice (have been a fave for a while) and great conversation! Thanks to Dave for his time and for sharing some of their fantastic portfolio with me!⁠

They will be at the Meet the Distillers event at Tales on Friday from 2-6pm and you can also catch them for a happy hour this Monday with our pal, Abigail Gullo (our featured guest on this week’s show – link in bio), at the Loa Bar in the International House Hotel, from 3-5pm. Check ‘em out! Special thanks to the fantastic crew at Saba for generously taking care of us! Cheers and Be Well, You All!✌️❤️🍸️⁠
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On this edition of The #NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, the last before we take a couple weeks off for Tales of the Cocktail, we’re talking “making good drinks!” We’re joined by bartender extraordinaire, Abigail Gullo, over at the Loa Bar found in the International House Hotel in downtown New Orleans. Abigail shares with us three terrific original drinks she has created for their program that are each based on classics. We discuss these delicious concoctions, the classics they are built on, and why they work. We also talk about a host of other ideas and concepts that will help you, whether a home bartender out to impress or someone in the industry looking to improve their chops, simply to make better drinks! ⁠

Be sure to check our previous post to see the first of three drinks Abigail crafted for this show and our “The NOLADrinks Show Featured Drink” series – “The Matador,” a Gin and Tonic variation!⁠

To see more on this show and get the podcast from your favorite podcast network, check the bio link! Cheers and Be Well, You All!⁠✌️❤️🍸️⁠
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We’re back with another “The #NOLADrinks Show Featured Drink!” We’re also back with a new show out soon! On both accounts, we’re with bartender extraordinaire, Abigail Gullo of Loa Bar found in the International House Hotel! Here, we have an original creation by Abigail called, “The Matador.” It’s a terrific Gin and Tonic variation similar to the Spanish style of presenting the cocktail. This drink, as well as two more that will roll out in the next few weeks, will feature in our next episode where we talk with Abigail about “Making Good Drinks!”⁠

Abigail’s note on the drink: “The Dangerous Summer, the Sun Also Rises, Death in the Afternoon all represent years spent dissecting each move of the Matador. Rio was our Matador and in striking contrast to a character from a Hemmingway novel, he radiated kindness and joy and any chance encounter would leave you with more energy than before.”⁠

Ingredients:⁠

1 oz Gin (Empress Gin recommended)⁠
1 oz Grape Eau-de-Vie (Cobrafire – essentially an “unaged Armagnac,” from that region, recommended)⁠
.5 oz L’Esprit De June (a floral liqueur made in the Cognac area of France)⁠
6 oz Tonic (elderflower Tonic preferred)⁠

Build:⁠

Build the drink in a large balloon glass filled with good quality ice. Stir gently to incorporate the ingredients. Garnish with citrus, other fresh fruit, and fresh herbs.⁠

Tips:⁠

Abigail mentions that you can use St. Germain elderflower liqueur if you can’t find L’Esprit De June. Use good, clean ice – but not too small so the drink doesn’t over dilute! For garnish – the sky’s the limit! Fresh citrus is a must, but seasonal fruits like melon, cucumber, etc. are fantastic. Fresh herbs like mint add a finishing touch. But, as she says on the garnish, “Go Wild!” ⁠

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On this week’s The #NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias we’re talking about whiskey and invasive green crabs! You may say, “what the?!?” But it’s a fascinating partnership between New Hampshire’s Tamworth Distilling and Mercantile and the University of New Hampshire’s Sea Grant program. The European green crab is a troubling invasive species in the region that is being exacerbated by climate change. In this innovative effort to raise awareness, Tamworth Distilling is producing a whiskey that utilizes culled green crabs (think: crab boil seasoning flavor) in a unique spirit, “Crab Trapper.” Our guests are Steven Grasse and Will Robinson of Tamworth Distilling and Dr. Gabriela Bradt of the University of New Hampshire.⁠

To see more on this show, get important links to things, and get the podcast from our website or your favorite podcast platform, just click the link in our bio! Cheers and Be Well, You All!✌️❤️🦀⁠

Photos courtesy of University of New Hampshire Sea Grant and Tamworth Distilling and Mercantile.⁠
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What does this invasive green crab in the Northeast US have to do with whiskey? We’ll let you know on this week’s installment of The #NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias out tomorrow! Cheers and Be Well, You All!⁠

Photo courtesy of @nhseagrant⁠
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Hey All! No new show this week. But don’t fear – we have another terrific The #NOLADrinks Show Featured Drink! This time around it’s Patrick Williams of Midnight Revival’s take on the classic tropical drink, the Dr. Funk! The drink is named after German doctor, Bernhard Funk. He practiced medicine in Samoa and had author Robert Louis Stevenson as a patient and friend. The drink found its way onto both Trader Vic’s and Don the Beachcomber’s menus (source: Jeff “Beachbum” Berry.) ⁠

Ingredients:⁠

.25 oz Fresh Lime Juice⁠
.25 oz Herbsaint⁠
.25 oz Grenadine⁠
.5 oz Monin Simple Syrup⁠
.5 oz Fresh Lemon juice⁠
1.5 oz Don Q Silver Rum⁠
.75 oz Myers’s Rum⁠
1 oz Soda Water⁠

Build:⁠

Build the first seven ingredients in a milkshake tin, add cracked or "Sonic" ice, and flash blend for 5 seconds. Then, add the soda water to the tin and pour into a tiki glass. Garnish with lemon and lime wheels and a cocktail umbrella for the finishing touch!⁠

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You can certainly make your own simple syrup using a 1:1 ratio of sugar (preferably demerara) and water. Also, absinthe can be substituted for the Herbsaint. Some variations use only 1.5 oz of a lighter (white) rum. Patrick’s addition of Myers’s adds some “darker” flavor and mouthfeel and makes the drink a bit boozier (pleasantly!) Flash blending the drink gives it a frothier texture. If you don’t have a hand mixer or drink mixer for this purpose, the drink can be shaken in a cocktail shaker. Remember to add the soda water after blending or shaking!⁠

Check out @midnightrevivalnola!⁠

Cheers and Be Well, You All!✌️❤️🍹⁠
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This time around on The #NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we’re over at the James Beard award-winning bar Cure in Uptown, New Orleans. Our guest is CureCo. co-founder, Neal Bodenheimer. We discuss their hospitality group and the growing number of spaces they operate. It’s a fun and interesting conversation that is a wide-ranging discussion on the industry. We also chat about Neal’s upcoming book, “Cure: New Orleans Drinks and How to Mix ‘Em” due out in October!⁠

To see more on this show and get the podcast from our site or your favorite podcast platform, just click the link in our profile! Cheers and Be Well, You All!✌️❤️🍸️⁠
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On this week’s The #NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we discuss the return of live music to New Orleans and, specifically, to its iconic music district – Frenchmen Street. We welcome Patrick Williams of Midnight Revival, a new music venue and bar located in the Frenchmen Hotel, Duane Bartels of The Duane Bartels Band, and Andrew Portwood of Fox Pocket, a talent management and booking agency. We discuss what it means to have music back, what the “new normal” looks like, and what we might expect looking ahead to the summer and beyond. It’s an interesting conversation on a culturally and economically important part of our city and region!⁠

Check out - @duane_bartels_band - @midnightrevivalnola - @foxpocket.co⁠

To see more on this show and get the podcast from your favorite podcast platform, click the link in our bio. Cheers and Be Well, You All!⁠

Please note – this show was taped over a week ago prior to today’s disheartening and destructive news. As regular listeners know, The NOLADrinks Show is about equity, inclusivity, and human rights. This certainly includes a woman’s right to choose. We stand firmly against the Supreme Court ruling and will continue our messaging of social justice moving forward.⁠
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Hey, All! We’ve got another great drink in our new “The #NOLADrinks Show Featured Drink Series!” This time, we’ve got a nice rum cocktail – “The Privateer” by Patrick Williams of Midnight Revival! As Patrick puts it, “It’s a cigar type sipper.” It’s rum-forward with nice elements of fruit and spice courtesy of the banana liqueur and allspice dram. Here’s what you need to do…⁠

Ingredients:⁠

.25 oz Monin Simple Syrup (or make your own)⁠
1.5 oz Pusser’s Rum (Original) ⁠
.5 oz Giffard Banane du Bresil⁠
.25 oz St. Elizabeth’s Allspice Dram⁠
2 dashes of Angostura Bitters⁠
Build:⁠

Place all ingredients in a mixing glass and add ice. Stir for 40 revolutions. Strain into a rocks glass over large ice and garnish with an additional mist of the Allspice Dram.⁠
Tips:⁠

You can batch this drink for a party or for volume use. Patrick noted he likes the way the allspice dram “grows” in the batch. For the large ice, one big cube (you can find large ice cube trays, in square or round shapes and usually 6-up, online or in some craft bottle shops) works great. For the allspice mist, you can easily find small squirt bottles in grocery stores or online. These work great for use in our previous Featured Drink, The Sazerac, when coating the glass with Herbsaint or absinthe. See our previous post.⁠

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On this week’s The #NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we’ve got a whole lotta Sazerac going on! We’re at the Sazerac House talking Sazerac Cocktail Week and, of course, the Sazerac Cocktail itself! We welcome the Sazerac House’s Matt Ray to the show where we talk about the history of the drink, how to make it, next week’s events, and much more! We also kick-off our new offering – The NOLADrinks Show’s Featured Drink, which is (obviously!) – The Sazerac. Check out our previous post for more!⁠

To see more on this show and get the podcast from our site or your favorite podcast network, just click the link in our bio! Cheers and Be Well, You All!⁠
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Here’s something new, our “The #NOLADrinks Show Featured Drink!” Often, we will get with talented bartenders and others to bring you a terrific libation! The idea is to share the recipe and tips on how to make it. Sometimes they might be a bit challenging technique-wise or require you to get an ingredient or two from the bottle shop (not just the grocery). But, the goal, whether you are a home bartender or someone in the trade looking to grow your chops, is to share something with you that you can actually make!

For our first one, where else would we start in New Orleans than with the Sazerac!?! It’s the city’s official cocktail and we’re about to kick-off Sazerac Cocktail Week and Sazerac Cocktail Day on June 23. Here we bring you the way this New Orleans classic is done at the Sazerac House. Though the drink is made with five straightforward ingredients, getting the technique and the balance right is critical. This week’s show (out soon!) has more tips, the history of the drink, “acceptable” variations, and more with our guest Matt Ray of the Sazerac House!

Ingredients:

1.5 oz Sazerac Rye
1 sugar cube
3 dashes of Peychaud’s Bitters
.25 oz Herbsaint
Lemon Twist

Preparation:

Pack an Old Fashioned (rocks glass) with ice to chill it down. In a second Old-Fashioned glass, place in the sugar cube and cover it with 3 dashes of bitters. Muddle the cube well in the bitters. Add the Rye to the glass. Add ice and stir to get it nice and cool (but not too diluted!) Empty the ice from the first glass and coat with the Herbsaint by rolling it around the entire glass. Discard the remaining Herbsaint. Strain the drink into the Herbsaint coated glass and garnish with a twist of lemon and the peel on the rim.

Recipe courtesy of @SazeracHouse

Cheers and Be Well, You All, And Happy Sazerac Day!✌️❤️🍸
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On this week’s The #NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we are pleased to bring you our traditional annual Tales of the Cocktail preview! We’re over at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum chatting with Eileen Wayner, CEO of the Tales of the Cocktail Foundation. We let you know about the specifics of what’s happening at this year’s Tales – their 20th anniversary! This includes the tastings, the seminars, the parties, and much more! The event kicks-off in New Orleans on Monday, July 25 and runs through Friday, July 29.⁠

To get more info on this episode and get the podcast from our website or your favorite spot, just click the link in our bio! Cheers and Be Well, You All!✌️❤️🍹⁠
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We are never judgy on The #NOLADrinks Show, except of course, when judging cocktails! Thanks to Diageo for asking me to be part of the judging panel for their “For the Love of Agave” event here in New Orleans at the Toulouse Theater! Local bartenders showed out sharing their cocktail chops and presenting their drinks across various criteria including presentation, taste, balance, and sustainability. Lots of cool, inventive, and delicious libations!

New show out tomorrow – our annual Tales of the Cocktail preview! Cheers and Be Well, You All!
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On this week’s The #NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we chat with two leading New Orleans concierges. Our guests are Leah Hoyt, president of the New Orleans Concierge Association, and John Fitzpatrick, the organization’s social director. Leah is at the city’s Windsor Court Hotel and John is with the Westin New Orleans. We discuss their roles as concierges, what their job entails, and their thoughts and observations from their angle on the hospitality and hotel industries these days. It’s a fascinating and fun behind-the-scenes chat in many ways!⁠

To see more about this show and get the podcast from our website or your favorite podcast platform, check the link in our bio! Cheers and Be Well, You All!⁠
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Great to be at @thebayouboogaloo along the lovely Bayou St. John. And great to catch our friend @ferminmusica and his @merengue4four bringing the sweet Latin beats to kick this day off for us!
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On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we are talking all-things Bayou Boogaloo 2022! This terrific festival is returning to a full-scale production on Bayou St. John in Mid-City, New Orleans. We chat with festival director and president of Friends of Bayou St. John, Jared Zeller, the festival’s vendor manager, Tania Vidal, and one of the special food vendors, James Clesi of Clesi’s Restaurant and Catering. We talk about the music, the food, the visual artists, how the festival benefits Bayou St. John, and how you can attend this great event!⁠

To see more on this episode and to get the podcast from our website or your favorite podcast platform, just click the link in our bio! Cheers and Be Well, You All!✌️❤️🎵⁠
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This time around on The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we chat with Lisa Wicker, president and master distiller for Widow Jane Distillery, a terrific craft whiskey producer in Brooklyn, New York. We discuss their rapid success, the great expressions they make, and Lisa’s and the distillery’s story. In our podcast-only segment, “Another Shot with NOLADrinks,” we touch on her role as a female leader in the whiskey world.⁠

To see more on this episode and get the podcast from your favorite podcast spot, just click the link in our bio. Cheers and Be Well, You All!⁠
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On this week’s The #NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we talk with the co-chairs of the Philanthropy and Development Committee for the Tales of the Cocktail Foundation, Eric Bennett and Kellie Thorn! We discuss the various issues the committee is tackling in the bartending and hospitality industry. This includes equity and inclusivity, personal wellness, and much more. We also learn about Kellie and Eric’s backgrounds, current gigs, and much more! ⁠

To get the show from our website or your favorite podcast spot, just click the link in our bio! Cheers and Be Well, You All!✌️❤️🍹⁠
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We’ve got a new show coming up this week talking with the co-chairs of the Tales of the Cocktail Foundation’s Philanthropy and Development Committee. But, ICYMI, our current show is both fun and informative – our “Bartenders Roundtable” featuring three stellar bartenders talking shop. We chat with Abigail Gullo of Loa Bar, Stacy Johnson of Sazerac House and Cocktail+Creative, and Patrick Williams of Angevin & Co. and Midnight Revival (the bar in the newly renovated and reopened Frenchmen Hotel – thanks to them for hosting us for this show!) We discuss frozen drinks, batching cocktails, and much, much more! Just click the link in our bio. Cheers and Be Well, You All!
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#FQFisBack! And something seems just about right kickin’ it off with Kermit Ruffins and The Barbecue Swingers along the river on “locals day!” As we always say, starting off our podcast-only segment, “Another Shot with #NOLADrinks,” HERE WE GO! #YYR⁠
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On this week’s The #NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we bring you a fun and interesting “Bartenders Roundtable” – just talkin’ drinks and hospitality! We’re at Midnight Revival – the bar and music venue at the newly reopened and renovated Frenchmen Hotel located on New Orleans’ famed Frenchmen Street. We welcome three stellar bartenders for our chat – Abigail Gullo of the Loa Bar in the International House Hotel and Drink & Learn, Stacy Johnson of Cocktail+Creative, Fern & Falernum, and the Sazerac House, and Patrick Williams of Midnight Revival and Angevin & Co. ⁠

To see more on the show and get the podcast from our site or your favorite podcast spot, just click the link in our bio! To connect with our guests and venues, check the photo tags. Cheers and Be Well, All!⁠
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