Louisiana Eats: Getting Into the Spirit at Tales of the Cocktail

Louisiana Eats: Getting Into the Spirit at Tales of the Cocktail

It's that magical time of year in New Orleans when cocktailians and spirits experts from around the world come together in the blazing heat for the world's pre-eminent cocktail festival, Tales of the Cocktail. On this week's show, we're giving you an insider's view into the Crescent City’s most spirited gathering. 

We begin with Kate Gerwin, the first American and first woman to win the Bols Around The World championship in bartending. Kate discusses her career owning and operating award-winning establishments, and the story behind Girls With Bols, her game changing mentorship program for female bartenders.

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Sleigh Bells And Spirits: Louisiana Eats! Hosts A Holiday Cocktail Party

Sleigh Bells And Spirits: Louisiana Eats! Hosts A Holiday Cocktail Party

t's the holiday season in Louisiana—a time to eat, drink and be merry!

 

On this week's Louisiana Eats! we're getting ready for the season by planning the ultimate holiday cocktail party. Master mixologist Adam Seger tells us about his craft of pairing cocktails with art and culinary innovations. We also get a chance to taste his newest creation Balsam Amaro — a versatile vermouth unlike any you've ever had.

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Distilled & Fermented: Alcohol's Past, Present and Future

On this week's episode of Louisiana Eats! sommelier Molly Wismeier and mixologist Adam Seger discuss their involvement inside the wine cellar and behind the bar of Restaurant R'evolution.

Then, documentarian Ken Burns talks about the era of Prohibition in American history.

We'll also take a quick jaunt to Shreveport for a local delicacy and close out the program with instructions from Rita Held about cooking with an essential cocktail ingredient, Angostura bitters.

Mixologist Adam Segar consults many bars and fine dining establishments across the country, including New Orleans' Restaurant R'evolution.

Mixologist Adam Segar consults many bars and fine dining establishments across the country, including New Orleans' Restaurant R'evolution.