Tag Archives: Sazerac

In the Spirit: Strange Saz by Booty’s Street Food’s Ted Blumenthal

“I started bartending when I was 20—nobody realized. I ran the bar program at a shitty hotel bar in the CBD and worked weekends here at Booty’s, but then decided I liked working here a whole lot better. We have a new cocktail menu and about half of the cocktails are mine. We have bloody [...]

Tales of the Cocktail Celebrates Tenth Anniversary

Tales of the Cocktail 2012 is officially underway! For the next four days the lauded summer cocktail festival will be celebrating its tenth anniversary in the heart of the city that never sleeps stops drinking. Year-in and year-out TotC has proven itself to be an experience like no other – a fitting marriage or choice [...]

Michael Glassberg of Hotel Monteleone Wins Melodic Mixology Cocktail Competition

In June, OffBeat announced a new cocktail contest we co-sponsored along with Herbsaint: The Melodic Mixology Competition. The rules were simple: New Orleans-area bartenders were asked to make an original cocktail recipe that met three guidelines: 1. it used Legendre Herbsaint 100 Proof, 2. it used no more than 7 ingredients, and 3. the cocktail [...]