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

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

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

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 – Live Music Returning to NOLA and Frenchmen Street – 2022Ep19

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

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...

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

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 – Philanthropy and Development with Tales of the Cocktail Foundation – 2022Ep13

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 – Bartenders Roundtable at Midnight Revival – 2022Ep12

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – Bartenders Roundtable at Midnight Revival – 2022Ep12

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...

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

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 – The Life and Legacy of Chef Lena Richard – 2022Ep7

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – The Life and Legacy of Chef Lena Richard – 2022Ep7

On this important episode of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we chat with Chef Dee Lavigne, owner of the Deelightful Roux School of Cooking, and Professor Zella Palmer, chair of the Ray Charles Program in African American Material Culture at Dillard University....

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – Tales of the Cocktail 2022 – 2022Ep4

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – Tales of the Cocktail 2022 – 2022Ep4

On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we bring you a look at Tales of the Cocktail 2022. We’re joined by the organization’s CEO, Eileen Wayner. We talk about the excitement surrounding the event’s in-person return to New Orleans in July. Also, we discuss...