Tag Archive: New Orleans

Angelenos in NOLA Toast The Varnish’s Win for Best American Cocktail Bar at Tales of the Cocktail

Cheers to the Varnish win by Caroline on Crack

Upstairs in a small, hot, dark room over New Orleans’ One-Eyed Jacks, Cedd Moses, owner of downtown LA bar The Varnish, was handing out chilled bottles of High Life beer to everyone at this impromptu private party after the Spirited Awards and the Juniperlooza gin party. Very speakeasy and fitting considering we were there to…

Favorite Drinks in New Orleans and at Tales of the Cocktail 2012

Sazerac Bar's 1840 Sazerac by Caroline on Crack

I’ve had to drink many things the three and a half days I was in New Orleans for annual cocktail industry palooza Tales of the Cocktail, many. But despite all the cocktail events and bars I went to, so many “soldiers” (aka drinks I didn’t finish) I left behind, only the following were the ones…