Sometimes it's about a bar. Sometimes it's about a bartender. Or that small plate that's so fine you swear off bad sex. A history. A legend. A quirk. A destination not to be missed. Or one that will soon be worthy to be the same.
These are the bars and restaurants of the French Quarter. I have hand-picked a select few to share with you as an insider. Their histories, their libations, cuisines and sometimes the personalities that make them tick.
Let me please introduce myself: I'm your Cocktail Concierge.
I will be with you every step of the way. Included is my knowledge, expertise and connections. It's what I will bring to the inner table at which your Foodie-Self sits...and the cocktail-obsessed gremlin that perches, whispering, on your soul.
You: dress nicely. Bring your appetite, your passion for this city and no sweat on your budget: if you want to do this right, you can spend $100+ each, in addition to the cost of the tour. An easy night out in this town that you'd be enjoying, anyway.
Relax. Your inner gremlin isn't evil. It's just on vacation in New Orleans.
Although I recommend you read the FAQ of any of my tours you may be interested in, please read this one. It matters.
But one thing to know for sure: no food or drinks are included in the price of the tour.
The Art of Drinking...
What My Guests Are Saying About The Cocktail Concierge
"What other cocktail tours in New Orleans? My wife and I took the Cocktail Concierge w/Brian and it was amazing food, cocktails, history, insight, discovery and entertainment all evening. Simply, I have three words for you: V.I.P.."
— Terry A., VA
Cocktail Concierge FAQ
Where does the Cocktail Concierge end?
All I can tell you with any certainty is that it will end somewhere in the French Quarter. If you are within walking distance of your accomodations, I am also happy to escort y'all back to your digs.
How long is the Cocktail Concierge?
This tour has no set time limit. Count on a minimum of 4 hours, but I can certainly tailor it's length to fit your evening. For the record, this tour has lasted as long as 8 hours. Why? We dive deep into each destination re: its history and what it offers. Also: we linger. We do not rush eating and drinking. (Sacrilege!) And finally, simply: we continue until you cry for mercy. Plan on this tour being your night out, but if you'd like me to adapt it as your pre-dinner drinks and appies, your wish is my command.
What kind of a tour is the Cocktail Concierge?
What will you share with us on the Cocktail Concierge?
Are food and drinks included?
In addition to the cost of the tour, how much money can we expect to spend?
How should we dress?
What is your philosophy behind the Cocktail Concierge?
Are there substitutions for food lifestyles and allergies on the Cocktail Concierge?
Are gratuities added to our tabs?
How do I book?
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