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Susan Hymel

Louisiana, home of some highly original sins more

35th Anniversary

Brandy Milk Punch, Sazerac, and the Original Hurricane more

Recipes

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Nan Palermo

New Orleans’ cocktail conference explores drink traditions more

Foodways

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Lucie Monk Carter

In 2007, after a 95-year ban, absinthe became legal again in the U.S. more

Foodways

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Just in time to combat the summer vapors more

Recipes

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Cheryl Gerber

Two tipples with New Orleans rum more

Recipes

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Lucie Monk Carter

Talking booze and balance with bartender Brea Frederick more

Foodways

Lakeview and Gentilly draw diners and chefs from throughout New Orleans—and beyond more

Restaurants

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Lucie Monk Carter

"If you're just drinking something to drink something, you might as well drink water." more

Small Town Chefs

Ahead of the 2017 Tales of the Cocktail, meet Caesario de Medeiros of Lagos, Nigeria, a leader in West Africa's burgeoning cocktail culture more

Foodways

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Parish Brewmaster Andrew Godley aims to outbrew Abita more

Foodways

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Photo by Lucie Monk Carter.

After years of preparation, Walter Tharp has opened Cane Land Distilling using the sugar of his family's Alma Plantation in Pointe Coupee Parish more

Foodways

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Lucie Monk Carter

A recipe from Kicking Mule Rum more

Recipes

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Lucie Monk Carter

A classic cocktail with a Louisiana sugarcane twist more

Recipes

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Strawberry and spice in this Moscow Mule variation more

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A Wilde and crazy cocktail more

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Grapefruit and tarragon do the trick more

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Trade in the koozie for cozy with this winter cocktail more

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A well-spiced treat to enjoy at home more

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A potent pairing for summer dessert more

Recipes