Splash into the Cocktail Culture of New Orleans


In this episode Mark interviews Abigail Gullo, the bar chef at Compere Lapin and recent winner of the 2016 Bartender of the Year.

Abigail takes us on a journey across New Orleans where you’ll learn her favorite places to enjoy a great drink, depending on your mood.  Tiki drinks, anyone?  Got you covered!  The New Orleans classics?  Check.  Dive bars?  Yup.

The two also discuss the upcoming Tales of the Cocktail, the premier event for bar professionals and cocktail enthusiasts.  All this and more on today’s episode!

Follow Abigail on Twitter @NYCBaby and Instagram @AbigailGullo.  You can and should also check out her fabulous website which Abigail herself uses to store drink recipes and ideas.  Rye Girl NYC

Tales of the Cocktail takes place from July 19-24, 2016 in New Orleans.  Headquarters for the event is the Hotel Monteleone.  Even if you don’t make it for Tales, be sure to visit the terrific Carousel Bar at the hotel next time you are in the Crescent City.  For details about Tales as well as ticket information, check out their website

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New Orleans is so much more than the Bourbon Street scenes you may have seen–– it’s a 300-year-old city made up of vibrant neighborhoods, diverse populations, and traditions layered upon each other.
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