A Mardi Gras Cocktail: The Sazerac

Looking for a Mardi Gras cocktail that isn’t a Hurricane?  Try a Sazerac instead.  In my opinion, the Sazerac is New Orleans.  Not only was it invented there but it’s also the Crescent City’s official cocktail.  The Sazerac also has some distinctive New Orleans ingredients, Peychaud’s bitters and Herbsaint, which really make it a drinkContinue reading “A Mardi Gras Cocktail: The Sazerac”

Roaming in New Orleans! Things to Do In the Crescent City Other Than Bartering Beads For Breasts

Hard to believe but I’d never been to New Orleans before last weekend.  Always wanted to go but just never got around to it.  Last month my father suggested meeting there in February and we jumped at it.  Flights looked pretty open for flying stand-by so we decided to go the weekend after Mardi GrasContinue reading “Roaming in New Orleans! Things to Do In the Crescent City Other Than Bartering Beads For Breasts”