craft cocktails en Celebrating The Frozen Daiquiri <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The annual Tales of the Cocktail event is currently underway in New Orleans, celebrating the city's contribution as birthplace of </span><a href="" style="line-height: 1.5;">the American cocktail</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and the culture that has grown out of it. But there is one mixed drink you can get almost anywhere in Louisiana that has spawned a very different kind of culture.</span></p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Scott Gold 64497 at Make Mine A Double: The American Cocktail <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Despite Louisiana’s scorching temperatures in July, thousands of visitors beat a path to New Orleans in search of a cold cocktail at the annual Tales of the Cocktail event. On this week’s show we’ll hear from the founder of </span><a href="" target="_blank"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">the conference</span></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, get a dose of history from</span><a href="" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank"> the King of Cocktails</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and hear how a smear campaign kept </span><a href=";_r=0" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">absinthe</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> out of our liquor cabinets for 100 years.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Break out the ice, the bar’s open on this week’s </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Louisiana Eats!</em></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> Sun, 13 Jul 2014 14:50:17 +0000 Poppy Tooker 64243 at Food And Drink Light Up Lee Circle <p></p><p><em>It’s time for another look at Lee Circle, where craft cocktails and a contemporary Southern bistro are drawing new interest to the landmark uptown/downtown juncture.&nbsp; </em></p><p></p><p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 21:24:00 +0000 Ian McNulty 39351 at