Tales of the Cocktail
Today’s episode is about the largest event in the spirits and cocktail industry, Tales of the Cocktail. We’ll learn about its 20 year history, what the event is all about and more.
Our guest is Neal Bodenheimer, one of the co-chairs of Tales of the Cocktail and also the owner and/or partner of several local establishments. Join us as we discuss his unique places as well as Tales.
The Historic New Orleans Collection
Support comes from The Historic New Orleans Collection, the city’s premiere history museum, located at five twenty Royal Street in the heart of the French Quarter.
Current exhibits include “French Quarter Life: People and Places in the Vieux Carre” For more than 150 years, artists from around the world have worked to capture and share their impressions of New Orleans’s most iconic and historic neighborhood. This exhibition gathers 22 paintings from the museum’s permanent collection. From the bustle of the French Market to the jazzmen of Preservation Hall, these artworks explore the streets, buildings, and people of the French Quarter through time and a variety of techniques. It runs through August 28, 2022.
Go to HNOC.org/Visit to plan your trip.
Liz Wood Realty
The most frequent questions I get are about moving to New Orleans. If you are ready to make the move, you need a good realtor. That’s where Liz Wood comes in.
Let Liz and her team over at Liz Wood Realty help you find the right place. They can help whether you plan to rent or purchase.
Liz makes the process fun and easy. Reach out to Liz at lizwoodrealty.com and make your dream of living in New Orleans a reality.
Tommy Manzella, Gulf Coast Mortgage
While you are working with Liz you need to secure financing. Reach out to Tommy at Gulf Coast and let him help you get everything in place. That’s what we did on our recent refi and it was as smooth as could be. Links in the show notes. Tommy Manzella at Gulf Coast Bank
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I have a book! The Beyond Bourbon Street Insider’s Guide to New Orleans officially released on May 1st. You can find it online at major retailers like Amazon, Bookshop, Barnes and Noble and more.
In New Orleans, Garden District Book Shop, Octavia Books, Blue Cypress have it, as well as The OW, a store located at 2850 Magazine. Owned by our partners at The Occasional Wife, the OW has a large supply of books in stock.
You can order an autographed copy online at NOLA T-Shirt Club.
If you love the show, the, podcast, and New Orleans, please consider picking up a copy. For more on the book, check out episode 157.
To find out more about Tales of the Cocktail, click here.
Here’s a list of Neil’s restaurants and bars in New Orleans. As we discussed, each has its own vibe and is worth a viist.
Thanks to Neil Bodenheimer for taking time out of his Tales of the Cocktail week to meet me very early in the morning. Thanks also to Joel Sharpton of Pro Podcasting Services for editing the podcast.
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