New Orleans is a city of cocktails. We even have a cocktail festival! There are lots of great bars that specialize in beautiful cocktails with fresh juices and house-made bitters. I once had a whiskey sour (old school, I know – but I love them!) at BarTonique with a beautiful cherry all the way from Italy. Not a fluorescent red maraschino from the grocery store!
At the Sazerac, I enjoyed a Ramos Gin Fizz, apparently one of Huey P. Long’s favorite drinks. Strangely sweet, slightly floral and super-foamy, this gin drink tasted (and looked!) a bit like bubble bath, but without the soapiness.
Tonight, my sweetheart and I are going out to dinner at Boucherie to celebrate our birthdays. They have gorgeous small plates and I bet some beautiful cocktails too! So that should make for a Fantabulous Friday for sure! We’ll be home by the time this posts – I’ve set it to publish later tonight. I don’t know – do you think anyone stakes out my blog so they can come to my house and take the TV? I doubt it – They’ll be disappointed anyway – it’s not a flat screen.
Enjoy the slides!