Tag Archives: Abita Beer

All the Info You Need For Small Talk During the Holiday Party Season

Okay kids, it’s rockin’ time. Let’s see what holiday goodies we have in the old Spare Parts bag. What’s this? A knotted pair of peekaboo fishnet pantyhose—must be left over from Dale Ashmun‘s last party. Let’s see what our roving reporter is going to miss while he’s touring Europe as merchandising director for Lydia Lunch… [...]

Local Brews

When the weather gets hot, thoughts turn to things both cool and refreshing. Cold soups, chilled seafood and salads are all popular this time of year. And when it comes to washing it all down, beer is often the beverage of choice. It not only quenches the thirst but also goes extremely well with the [...]

Crescent City Brewhouse: New Brew

Finally. A brewpub will finally open in New Orleans. Serious beer drinkers who have witnessed the success of the brewpub and micro brewery phenomenon around the country can now rejoice. Louisiana, like many other states, until recently had laws in place that prohibited establishments from both brewing and serving beer on the premises. Now that [...]

Carnival Cuisine

Yes, there is such a thing as Mardi Gras cuisine. Well…sort of. One certified, almost sanctified, Carnival comestible is the King Cake, which is undeniably ubiquitous—200,000 of them this season. These elliptical cakes encrusted with purple, green and gold confectioneries, are most closely associated with the Epiphany—Twelfth Night—the official beginning of the Carnival season, and [...]