October 15, 2015
The Moscow Mule is a very popular fall drink here in New Orleans; it’s got the right amount of sweet and sour balance that makes any drink great. Ginger-lovers will love this drink. It’s a great recommendation for vodka drinkers who want to try something new. This variation of the Moscow Mule, called the Mandarin Mule, is a nice alternative for those who aren’t necessarily the biggest fans of the former version, but are intrigued by the idea. The ginger and orange combo...
July 22, 2015
This is for all my Hennessy lovers, or anyone who loves brown liquor! I have been hoarding this recipe for a while, but I’m finally ready to share it with others.
May 26, 2015
A delightfully sweet cocktail, this drink is perfect for a hot and humid or even a rainy day. This rum concoction hosts a variety of flavors, all sweet and savory. Although it is similar to a hurricane, and not as popular here in New Orleans, this recipe predates it and has a more tropical taste. The recipe includes: 1 oz. light rum 1 oz. dark rum 1 oz. blackberry liquer 1 oz. banana liquer 1 oz. pineapple juice 1...
May 18, 2015
Drink of the day: the Pink Cadillac – shot of silver tequila – 1 oz. triple sec – 2 oz. lemonade 1 oz. cranberry juice A smooth drink, for a smooth drinker. Only for the open-minded....
May 5, 2015
Theres nothing like a Bloody Mary in New Orleans: hot and spicy, tangy, with a little Cajun pizzaz!
April 14, 2015
Now you dont have to come all the way to New Orleans to try a hurricane… This recipe is not only easy but delicious! The hurricane is a succulently sweet drink that will get you right real quick. It’s combination of a rum trio and fruit juice is a recipe for a beautiful disaster, hence it’s name, and people love it! It's great for parties any time of the year.
April 9, 2015
This drink is steadily becoming the most popular springtime drink and it tastes just like lemonade iced tea! It’s easy to make and a refreshing welcome to the warm weather.
February 4, 2015
Carnival season is finally upon us! This is my favorite time of the year. The beads, the parades, the balls.. I love it all. And there’s no better way to celebrate Mardi Gras than with a drink based on the most iconic New Orleans carnival dessert, the King Cake! If you can’t get to New Orleans for Mardi Gras this year, this is a great way to celebrate at home with family and friends.
January 14, 2015
New Orleans is a great place to experiment with trying new, invigorating and inventive cocktails. My friend and coworker, Dante Saelios, is always infusing spirits with different herbs and coming up with different cocktail recipes that create these delightful “party in your mouth” sensations, however, in this article, we will be discussing only one of his herbal libations, the parasol. The parasol is an updated take on an old-fashioned. The parasol is a light alternative for those who don’t appreciate...