The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – The Raiford’s and SoFAB’s Juke Joint Exhibit – 2022Ep31

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – The Raiford’s and SoFAB’s Juke Joint Exhibit – 2022Ep31

On this installment of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias we’re back at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum. We talk about their new “Juke Joint” exhibit open now through February. What’s more? We visit with chefs and farmers, Tia and Matthew Raiford. This terrific...

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – Representation Behind the Bar – 2022Ep30

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – Representation Behind the Bar – 2022Ep30

On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we have an important yet entertaining conversation. We discuss working as a bartender as a BIPOC individual. Our guests are Omar Jacks and Geoffrey Wilson. Omar is a rising star bartender at New Orleans’ Cane &...

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – The First Settlement – Filipinos in Louisiana – 2022Ep28

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – The First Settlement – Filipinos in Louisiana – 2022Ep28

On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we are at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum discussing their new exhibit, “The First Settlement: Filipinos in Louisiana.” It tells the story of the first permanent Filipino settlement in the US, located in St....

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – Old Fashioned Week and the Southern Smoke Foundation – 2022Ep27

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – Old Fashioned Week and the Southern Smoke Foundation – 2022Ep27

On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we’re talking about Old Fashioned Week, taking place from October 14-23. It’s a benefit for the Southern Smoke Foundation, which provides emergency relief assistance and mental health support for the hospitality...

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – Understanding the US Wine and Spirits Market for Foreign Producers – 2022Ep25

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – Understanding the US Wine and Spirits Market for Foreign Producers – 2022Ep25

On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we bring you a fascinating conversation regarding the US wine and spirits market, particularly for foreign producers. It can be a difficult landscape to navigate, and it has transformed considerably in recent years...

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – The Sound of Hospitality with Pineapple Audio – 2022Ep24

The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias – The Sound of Hospitality with Pineapple Audio – 2022Ep24

Here’s another show from Tales of the Cocktail 2022. This time around, a fascinating conversation where we chat with Matt Edgar and Cody Meltzer of Pineapple Audio. We talk about their Tales seminar, “The Sound of Hospitality.” It’s a conversation on how deeply sound...

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...