Tag Archives: daiquiris

YouTube du Jour: That’s it? That’s good! Mmm, Daiquiris… Tales of the Cocktail

New Orleans is currently in the middle of our annual daiquiri season. Teaching camp this summer involved my driving six miles through Chalmette, past roughly two dozen daiquiri shops — several of them with drive-through windows. After hot and stressful days attempting to teach kids who wanted only summer play, it was hard not to [...]

Daiquiri Days: White Russians and Soulja Slims

A crowd formed outside of Gene’s on the last hot Friday night of the summer, waiting for their party bus to arrive. No one seemed to mind that it was running a little late because they had unlimited refills at the daiquiri bar. What was the hurry? They’d shown up for Daiquiri Days, the first-ever [...]