And so finally I got to go the Latitude 29! I´ve been waiting since they opened with great anticipation and (high) expectancy…..well…I try to not have too high expectations whatever it is, better to have an open mind, but with this one i`s a bit different….because this is the BUM`s place….this is the man […]
Pineapple Rum Stiggin’s Fancy – Picture Laura Godel
Plantation Rum in Shades of Dark, White and Pineapple!
I was waiting with great excitement for the tasting and launch of the Pineapple Rum Stiggin’s Fancy by Plantation Rum – which I need to make it clear right away, is NOT for sale…..because this rum was […]
Picture Laura Godel
Which Rum, What Cocktail and Why?
This seminar was presented by Plantation Rum and held by Jeff Berry, Alexandre Gabriel, Martin Cate and Philip Duff and the room was packed and of course all the usual suspects were there
They took us through the history of rum, the tiki […]
Say it ain´t so….
There`s a restaurant in New Orleans – which is not just “a” restaurant – Tujagues is the city’s second oldest restaurant (after Antoine’s) and may be in jeopardy of closing. Please, please, please don’t close Tujague’s….
Here`s the story and here.
I think it would be a catastrophe and very […]
In New Orleans there`s nothing but a giant party right now with both the Mardi Gras and Superbowl celebations going on with the big game being played tomorrow and then it´s just a week until Mardi Gras and that means it´s high time for me to come up with this years Mardi Gras cocktails.
Even though the Tales of the Cocktail is the main focus for most Tales visitors it just appropriately happens to be that the event is held in the place where the cocktail was born which is the world´s funniest city – or at least i think so….
There´s no shortage of things to do […]
Time to change pace and content on this blog for a while…so i`m taking a break from my normal cocktail posts…
I`m now in New Orleans again and will cover the Tales plus you may expect everything and anything New Orleans during the upcoming month depending on time permitting…so keep an eye for the […]
It`s all about our beers…
It´s soon time for the “The Kindness of Strangers Beer Event” at the Avenue Pub in New Orleans. When i came back from Nola in august there was a Nola festival here at Akkurat Bar and Restaurant with Abita and Nola Brewing beers, Louisiana inspired menu and the yearly […]
This is a slightly belated post about food during Tales week..or really anytime! this is part two.
Forget about your ordinary Poboy´s for a while..no matter how tasty they are…cuz i`m gonna present some killer one´s that i hope you`ll try when you get a chance, maybe next year at Tales?
I saw two […]
Saintsations and Young Pinstripe Brassband to kick off the Taless 2011 toast.
Brassbands…some of the best music you can hear.
The yearly toast to kick off Tales started with music and dance by the Young Pinstripe Brassband and the Saintsations! and as a huge Saints fan i was very happy to see […]