Tales of the Cocktail
July 13, 2017
As the annual Tales of the Cocktail festival approaches, attendees will be bombarded with choices from special drinking and dining events to exclusive shop discounts. We compiled a list of the top five events scheduled to delight cocktail connoisseurs and casual festival goers alike:
Sucré New Orleans
Starting Tuesday, July 18 through Saturday, July 22, the artisanal dessert boutique will offer half off spiked beverages plus lagniappe Snoball Chocolates (one of each flavor). In addition to the discounted spiked beverages, they will also be offering their usual assortment of gelato, macarons, chocolates and other confections. Sucré is located at 622 Conti Street.
A Vintage Night in NOLA
Presented by: Diageo and Bacardi
Join Morton’s The Steakhouse Thursday, July 20 in celebrating food, drink and classic New Orleans. A Vintage Night in NOLA will include menu items such as House Smoked Bourbon & Black Pepper Salmon, Broiled Redfish Fillet and a number of other decadent items, each paired with a signature cocktail. This event will be located at One Canal Place (365 Canal St #220).
Bobby’s Gin at Hot Tin
Presented by: Bobby’s Gin
Take in the stunning view of New Orleans from the Pontchartrain Hotel’s rooftop bar, Hot Tin. Thursday, July 20 The Broken Shaker and Bar Lab will introduce Bobby’s Gin through a special, new cocktail menu. This event is located at 2031 St. Charles Avenue.
Start your Friday morning right, and stop by Woldenberg Park July 21 to join the Riverfront Kickboxing class. With series of punch combos, kicking exercises and breathtaking view of the Mississippi River, you can burn calories and enjoy the natural beauty New Orleans has to offer. This class is brought to Tales attendees by The Sweat Social, a travel fitness group that offers classes by “travelers for travelers.”
Prohibition Tea Friday
Join Le Salon at The Windsor Court Hotel in celebrating the lives of Zelda and Scott Fitzgerald Friday, July 21 with Prohibition Tea Friday. During the prohibition era, partygoers would sip alcohol from tea cups in order to fool the local authorities--be prepared to drink craft spirits from petite cups. This event is located at 300 Gravier St.
Get ready for Tales of the Cocktail by mixing a cocktail of your own, courtesy of Salon Restaurant by Sucré:
"Oliver" (Pictured Above)
- 1.5 oz Cathead Honeysuckle vodka
- 1 oz fresh-squeezed blood orange juice
- Splash of sparkling rosé
Directions: Combine, shake and strain first two ingredients into a coupe glass. Top with sparkling rosé. Garnish with a blood orange twist.