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August 3, 2010

Happy Hour: Tales Recap Pt. 4 (Highlights and Lowlights)

by Payman Bahmani

sazerac

PREFACE:
Tales of the Cocktail Recap Part 1
Tales of the Cocktail Recap Part 2
Tales of the Cocktail Recap Part 3

I had never been to New Orleans prior to going down for this year’s Tales of the Cocktail, so when it came to deciding where to eat and drink (which are always my top priorities when traveling), I knew I’d have many choices, and that I had to play my hand carefully.

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August 2, 2010

Happy Hour: Tales Recap Pt. 3 (John Besh + Kermit Ruffins = happy mouth & ears)

by Payman Bahmani

August_06

PREFACE:
Tales of the Cocktail Recap Part 1
Tales of the Cocktail Recap Part 2

New Orleans is perhaps most famous for its great food and rich musical tradition.

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March 9, 2010

The Historic Sazerac Bar (NOLA)

by Kayoko Akabori

Historic Sazerac Bar (NOLA)

Thankfully made it to the Sazerac Bar in the historic Roosevelt Hotel. We weren’t going to have enough time to go, but I managed to sneak in on my last day in town.

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March 8, 2010

Praline Connection Shrimp, Grits & Gumbo (NOLA)

by Kayoko Akabori

Praline Connection (NOLA)

We were wandering around on Frenchmen Street, an area right next to the French Quarter that gets just is known to get spankrockinwild for Mardi Gras.

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March 5, 2010

Oysters Rockefeller at Galatoire’s (NOLA)

by Kayoko Akabori

Galatoire's (NOLA)

I only had three days in NOLA, but high on my things to do while I was in town was to go out for Oysters Rockefeller.

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March 3, 2010

Best Burger Ever at Port of Call (NOLA)

by Kayoko Akabori

Mardi Gras 2010

Had the best burger I’ve had in my entire life in NOLA. I am being very serious right now.

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February 16, 2010

Postcard from New Orleans: Go-Cup

by Kayoko Akabori

Rusty Nail Go Cup

I made it! After a horrible 15-hour trip yesterday to get here (SFO –> LAX –> DFW –> MSY; Damn you, American Airlines!), I’m here!

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