“The Grasshopper cocktail was presented by Philip Guichet participated in a prestigious cocktail competition in New York City. It was placed seconnd. This is the only drink in history that I know of that it is so famous coming off as in second-place. Crazy!”
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Milk Punch is a popular morning-after style of drink in New Orleans. If you’re feeling a little dusty and in need of a pick me up, this Milk Punch might be the thing for you. It’s a recipe that is equal parts easy to make and delicious to drink.
It’s that time of year again folks. It’s time to start saving your tips, checking up on flights, booking your New Orleans hotels, because before you know it drinks will be flowing at the annual cocktail-a-palooza that is Tales of the Cocktail.
There’s a certain smell to Bourbon Street in July. It’s there in the afternoon, when the asphalt is cooking from the sweltering heat. It’s there when you leave the hotel lobby at seven o’clock at night and the sun is still out; it’s there still, in the morning, after they’ve sprayed the streets with water and soap and the bubbles are left baking in the gutters in the morning sun.
The Bourbon is arguably the grand dame of Kings Cross drinking — no other place has the name, the notoriety and the rich and colourful history that this one does. It’s now undergone another refresh thanks to new owner Chris Cheung and veteran hospitality designer Paul Kelly. And though it will never be the same as the days long gone when guys like Frank Sinatra would visit when in town, the Bourbon’s refresh has a lot going for it.
Never been to Tales of the Cocktail? Then you have to put it in your bucket list. Having celebrated its 10th anniversary this year, Tales has become the most happening event on the planet.
On Saturday night, New Orleans played host to the 5th Annual Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards, which recognises bars, brands and books from around the world. Check out all the winners…