5 New Orleans Cocktails for Mardi Gras
Even if you're not in New Orleans, you can still celebrate Fat Tuesday with these 5 great cocktails.
1. French Sazerac
Romée de Goriainoff's version features Calvados instead of the traditional whiskey and absinthe-infused apple.
2. Cajun Lemonade
Napolean House's Pimm's Cup gets extra heat thanks to a splash of Tabasco.
3. French 75
New Orleans bartenders make this fizzy, lemony drink with cognac instead of gin.
4. Champagne Mojitos
Chef John Besh tops this classic mojito with a splash of Champagne.
5. Chocolate-Raspberry Truffletini
"This is like a really fine chocolate truffle in your mouth," says New Orleans bartender Marvin Allen.