I have attended a number of cocktail events and conferences, but none could prepare me for what Tales of the Cocktail would be. Here are tips for first-timers, and reminders for seasoned veterans, to get the most out of your time in New Orleans.
"Cut the hipster attitude from your bar program and go back to being a bartender, a funstigator, a person who enhances the night for the crowd. It's not about you! Just make a well-balanced cocktail with warm, fast friendly service & you might be memorable." -The guy who invented The Harry Potter.