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    4905 Freret Street, New Orleans LA 70115

    T: 504.302.2357

Still THE destination in New Orleans and the best bar to wear a costume to for no reason, they welcome costumes.” - Chris Hannah

“It’s our first stand-alone cocktail destination, located in a renovated firehouse. Certainly a fun place to go if you want to experience the cutting-edge of the craft cocktail community in New Orleans.” - Chris McMillian



    4729 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115

    T: 504.894.8881

“Kim Patton-Bragg is making delicious garden-to-bar cocktails. Definitely go for dinner and drinks.” - Chris Hannah

“Kimberly Patton-Bragg is absolutely a stand out, having worked at Blue Smoke in Manhattan.” - Chris McMillian


Twelve Mile Limit

    500 Telemachus Street, New Orleans, LA 70119

    T: 504.488.8114

“BBQ and cocktails, brilliant. Cole Newton is doing a good job in Mid-City.” - Chris Hannah


Eiffel Society

    2040 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA, 70130

    T: 504.525.2951

“Jeremy Thompson is bringing his New York roots down to this artistic establishment in the South, check him out.” - Chris Hannah


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Where Two Local Mixologists Drink In The Crescent City


By Chris Hannah of Arnaud’s French 75 and Chris McMillian of Bar Uncommon



    221 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

    T: 504.553.9550

I have loved coming here for over five years, great cocktail program and lovely atmosphere.” - Chris Hannah

You have Alan Walter, who is arguably the most creative, just over the top experimental bartender in the city.” - Chris McMillian

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Swizzle Stick Bar

   300 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

    T: 504.595.3305

Lu Brow and staff are not letting lower CBD off with no watering hole... to belly up to for civilized cocktails. - Chris Hannah

Bar Uncommon

    817 Common Street, New Orleans, LA 70112

    T: 504.525.1111

*Chris is at the bar Wed- Sun: 5pm - closing

The godfather of our New Orleanian cocktail mafia. It is important to have a cocktail from Chris McMillian when in New Orleans. You’ll be able to say you have for the rest of your life. It will be one of your favorite cocktail experiences to talk to him while quaffing.

- Chris Hannah



    339 Baronne Street, New Orleans, LA 70112

    T: 504.522.8664

Daniel Victory is asking everyone who’s not the ‘cocktail norm’ to come, relax, have fun and enlighten themselves with what they’re missing. Nicely done.- Chris Hannah

Daniel Victory and I worked together at the Ritz and he’s won a number of national competitions.” - Chris McMillian



Arnaud’s French 75

    13 Rue Bienville, New Orleans, La 70112

    T: 504.523.5433

Chris Hannah is a great bartender. It’s a beautiful bar; there a feel in those types of rooms that you don’t get if you walk into any old neighborhood place.” - Chris McMillian

Bar Tonique

    820 North Rampart Street, New Orleans, LA 70116

    T: 504.324.6045

Kudos to them for making good drinks late, as well as helping to change opinions of those who think Rampart can’t happen again.”

- Chris Hannah

Bombay Club

    830 Conti Street, New Orleans, LA 70112

    T: 504.586.0972

Cheryl Charming has done away with the ‘20 Martini List’ and brought in the appropriate cocktail list. It’s a nice room, you owe yourself a visit. - Chris Hannah



    321 North Peters Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

    T: 504.299.3944

Sharon Floyd is keeping New Orleans in the mix with other American Cities, by pushing boundaries in regards to challenging flavor-profiled concoctions. - Chris Hannah



    625 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

    T: 504.265.8123

Lovely addition to the city and the Quarter, solid drinks and great food.- Chris Hannah

It’s gastropub-esque and really new to New Orleans. Murf Reeves is making some really great drinks there.” - Chris McMillian


    823 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70116

    T: 504.525.8676

“Paul is an icon in my town and even if it’s just me who thinks so. It’s my favorite sazerac in town. His Angostura Phosphate is amazing, the best cocktail in town.” - Chris Hannah

(On Friday and Saturdays)

“Walk into Tujagues and look at that bar --  you’ve never seen anything like it. You will see something that will speak to an age that no longer exists.” - Chris McMillian

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