NOLADrinks Show – Coronavirus and the Hospitality Industry – LeBlanc+Smith – Mar20Ep3

NOLADrinks Show – Coronavirus and the Hospitality Industry – LeBlanc+Smith – Mar20Ep3

Please note – the interview portions of this show were taped on Saturday, March 21. We want to let you know this, as information is constantly changing - please keep that in mind! On this important episode of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias we discuss implications...

NOLADrinks Show – Bourbon in lieu of Bourbon Fest – Mar20Ep2

NOLADrinks Show – Bourbon in lieu of Bourbon Fest – Mar20Ep2

Please note – The featured interview was recorded on March 12 as they coronavirus crisis was emerging and in the wake on the postponement of the New Orleans Bourbon Festival. On this edition of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we’re doing a show on bourbon in the...

NOLADrinks Show – National Food and Beverage Foundation – Southern Food and Beverage Museum – Mar20Ep1

NOLADrinks Show – National Food and Beverage Foundation – Southern Food and Beverage Museum – Mar20Ep1

Please note – This show was taped before the coronavirus situation blew-up in the US. Hence, only a short bit of messaging added later at the end of the show reflects that. Thanks and be safe! On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we pay a visit to the...

NOLADrinks Show – French Quarter Fest Series – Evan Christopher and Fermín Ceballos – Liquid Luggage – Feb20Ep3

NOLADrinks Show – French Quarter Fest Series – Evan Christopher and Fermín Ceballos – Liquid Luggage – Feb20Ep3

On this edition of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we’re pleased to bring back our French Quarter Fest Series for 2020! This time around, we’re at Louisiana Music Factory talking with two great local musicians, Evan Christopher and Fermín Ceballos. We talk music,...

NOLADrinks Show – Best of Another Shot with NOLADrinks – Feb20Ep1

NOLADrinks Show – Best of Another Shot with NOLADrinks – Feb20Ep1

On this week’s edition of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we’re doing something a little different! We’re sharing with you some of the best conversations on our podcast-only segment, “Another Shot with NOLADrinks.” Here, we talk Tiki with Jeff “Beachbum” Berry...

NOLADrinks Show – American Whiskey and New Orleans Bourbon Festival – Jan20Ep3

NOLADrinks Show – American Whiskey and New Orleans Bourbon Festival – Jan20Ep3

On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we’re talking whiskey! We discuss some concepts connected to the American whiskey industry and, of course, we taste some things! We’re joined by the executive director of the New Orleans Bourbon Festival, Tracy...

NOLADrinks Show – Turning Tables Foundation – Jan20Ep2

NOLADrinks Show – Turning Tables Foundation – Jan20Ep2

On this week’s episode of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we chat with leaders and students from the Turning Tables Foundation. It’s an organization that seeks to train underserved youth in becoming bartenders giving them practical skills and assisting with job...

The NOLADrinks Show – Jeff “Beachbum” Berry and David Wondrich – Jan20Ep1

The NOLADrinks Show – Jeff “Beachbum” Berry and David Wondrich – Jan20Ep1

On this edition of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we’re back with our first new show of 2020 after our holiday break and we’ve got a great one. Jeff “Beachbum” Berry and David Wondrich return to the show to talk cocktails and much more. We’re at Belle Époque,...

NOLADrinks Show – 12-16-19 – Crescent City Sport – Stories of Courage and Change

NOLADrinks Show – 12-16-19 – Crescent City Sport – Stories of Courage and Change

On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we pay a return visit to the Historic New Orleans Collection. We talk with oral historian and senior curator, Mark Cave, about the new exhibit, “Crescent City Sport – Stories of Courage and Change.” This special new...

NOLADrinks Show – 12-2-19 – Sippin’ Santa with Jeff “Beachbum” Berry

NOLADrinks Show – 12-2-19 – Sippin’ Santa with Jeff “Beachbum” Berry

On this edition of The NOLADrinks Show, we’re talking holiday Tiki cocktails at Latitude 29! We’re joined by co-proprietor and cocktail historian, Jeff “Beachbum” Berry, and Brad Smith, general manager and head bartender. We discuss flavors, sample some drinks, and...

NOLADrinks Show – 11-11-19 – Dr. Jessica Harris – African Diaspora and Foodways – Historic New Orleans Collection

NOLADrinks Show – 11-11-19 – Dr. Jessica Harris – African Diaspora and Foodways – Historic New Orleans Collection

On this edition of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we talk with historian Dr. Jessica Harris at The Historic New Orleans Collection. We discuss foodways, the African Diaspora’s influence on how we eat, her fascinating works and background, and much more.Pictured...

NOLADrinks Show – 11-4-19 – New Orleans’ Old Absinthe House and Belle Époque

NOLADrinks Show – 11-4-19 – New Orleans’ Old Absinthe House and Belle Époque

On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we talk about the history of the Old Absinthe House in New Orleans. At one time, it was one of the most famous bars in the country, if not, the world. We also talk about the new spot in the space, Belle Époque, a...

NOLADrinks Show – 10-7-19 – Plastic Straws and Plastic Pollution

NOLADrinks Show – 10-7-19 – Plastic Straws and Plastic Pollution

On this edition of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we’re discussing plastic straws along with the larger issue of single-use plastic products and plastic pollution, overall. We’re joined by Jane Patton, a plastic pollution expert. We also talk with New Orleans...

NOLADrinks Show – 9-23-19 – Dale DeGroff and Julie Reiner – Women in the Cocktail Industry – Marie Brizard “Toast to HerStory”

NOLADrinks Show – 9-23-19 – Dale DeGroff and Julie Reiner – Women in the Cocktail Industry – Marie Brizard “Toast to HerStory”

On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we welcome two prominent members of the cocktail world – Dale DeGroff and Julie Reiner. Among other things, we discuss women in the cocktail and spirits industries, past and present. We also talk about the recent...