Published on April 4th, 2015 | by Adrienne

Opened on March 30, 2016, Mace Bar offers a menu entirely inspired by spices with a bar program led by Nico de Soto, also of the Experimental Cocktail Club.  Opening Menu: Thai Chili Gin, Cucumber Juice, [&hellip... Read More


What to Drink on St. Patrick’s Day

Published on March 15th, 2015 | by Adrienne

Are you over green beer? Boorish drunk people in the street? Good, so are we, and this drinking guide is for you. Long the domaine of pints of Guinness with green food coloring and large green [&hellip... Read More


Dear Irving

Published on November 10th, 2014 | by Adrienne

Dear Irving has quickly captured our heart as one of our favorite bars in ... Read More



Published on November 10th, 2014 | by Adrienne

Located in the former Golden Cadillac space, and brought to you by the same owners, it’s a big departure from that concept. Instead of 1970’s inspired decor and menu, Boilermaker offers a return to the basics: its namesake [&hellip... Read More


Summer Sparkling Cocktails

Published on July 3rd, 2014 | by Adrienne

I don’t know about you, but I’ve never really been a fan of weirdly colored beverages to celebrate holidays. You can keep the St. Paddy’s Day green beer. The bright orange pumpkin martini (or whatever it’s pretending [&hellip... Read More


Flavor Balance in Cocktails

Published on May 28th, 2014 | by Jackie

I was fortunate enough to be able to attend a seminar led by Philip Duff at the Saveur Test Kitchen, Equilibrium: Mastering Flavor Balance in Cocktails . Everyone in the class had their own little cocktail station setup so that we could follow along. As we made different cocktails we discussed a lot of the concepts that contribute to a balance of flavor in cocktails (things like dilution or synergy)... Read More


Spirited Awards 2015 Winners

Published on October 19th, 2015 | by Adrienne

Each July, the international cocktail community descends on New Orleans for Tales of the Cocktail. The culminating event is the Spirited Awards, a kind of Oscars of the industry, where bars and bartenders are recognized for [&hellip... Read More


2014 Spirited Awards Winners

Published on July 22nd, 2014 | by Adrienne

Last year our fair city swept the Spirited Awards, the Oscars of the cocktail world held annually on the final night of Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans. This year, it was London’s turn. Specifically, [&hellip... Read More

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