Tales of the Cocktail – Wednesday – Update 1

A day of pictures to tide you over until I have a full write-up of the day tomorrow. Cheers!

Cafe Adelaide Swizzle
The Cafe Adelaide Swizzle combines New Orleans Amber Rum, fresh squeezed lime juice, bitters, a splash of soda and a “secret ingredient” which just so happens to be Velvet Falernum.

Fleur de Lys cup cakes
The opening reception packed us all into a room like sardines, but plied us with drink and tasty cupcakes.

Dr. Bamboo drawing his weary morning self
Dr. Bamboo drawing an accurate portrait of his hungover self from yesterday morning.

Ojen Frappe
An Ojen Frappe from Lüke was a treat, as he Ojen Absinthe was a first for me. It was delightfully pink due to a few dashes of Peychaud bitters.

hog’s head cheese with radish and shallot vinaigrette
My favorite of the evening: Badischer presskopf, hog’s head cheese with radish and shallot vinaigrette

terrine of slow cooked foie gras
Blair got the terrine of slow cooked foie gras with toasted brioche and sea salt. It was quite delicate.

pâté of Louisiana rabbit and duck livers
Gabriel wasn’t a huge fan of the pate, which was made of rabbit and duck livers perfumed with truffle, as it was quite mild. More of a pate for non-pate lovers. Still tasty though.

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  1. lauraNo Gravatar says:

    be warned the people of Swizzle Stick Bar in New Orleans wont be very happy with you revealing the secret ingredient. dont be surprised if you get death threats hehe.love the pics.

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