Tag Archives: New Orleans

April 23

Vieux Carré

We’re in the home stretch now. Welcome to Part 6 of 7 of the seemingly interminable series I began featuring the “Drinks We Drank at Drink.” The Vieux Carré was my first cocktail at Drink and was made for me based on my preference for rye and amari. What’s that? Italian amaro isn’t an ingredient […]

February 04

Sazerac

The Louisiana House of Representatives ratified a momentous bill in March, 2008: Sixty-two wise and enlightened members of the House won a majority vote over 33 daft, senseless, borderline psychotic individuals, thus affirming that the Sazerac – the renowned blend of rye whiskey, Peychaud’s bitters and absinthe – is New Orleans’ official cocktail. Well done. […]