Author: Camille Whitworth

Dry January, Anyone?

  January is often the time for starting new and fresh, giving up pesky habits and creating new ones. We, at Drink Up Nola, always love a great cocktail but recently we’ve been hearing from many of you wanting non-alcoholic…

Holiday Soirée

  It’s holiday time! If you're like us, you will safely be out and about enjoying the festive cocktail creations that our beloved bartenders are putting together for us. The Elysian Bar (2317 Burgundy St.) has the perfect addition to…

Season To Sip

  'Tis the season for the holiday cocktail. From festive martinis to eggnog, enjoy one or all of them for great holiday imbibing. Sure, there are the tried and true holiday cocktails, but if you're looking to upgrade from your…

Seasonal Sipping

  As the holidays approach, we are looking forward to fall and winter happy hours and wonderful fun around town. If you are preparing for a night out we have a few stops for you to consider. Bar Frances (4525…

Here For The BOOze?

  We hope you love this time of year as much as we do, because there are so many boozy options and specials out there in which to revel. We know things are not ‘totally’ back to normal, but like…

Spooktacular Spirits

  With Halloween in a few short weeks, we are gearing up to get our spooktacular cocktail list together. To make sure you are a (g)host with the most, mixologist Lynnette Marrero has this one for you to try. It…

Cocktails During Chaos

  It’s been more than a year since our fun happy hour menus in New Orleans went away. We are not surprised, of course, as all of life’s changes have shaken up the cocktail scene during the COVID-19 crisis and…

Stiff Drink, Anyone?

  We are not sure about y’all, but now is the time for a stiff drink. We have been through the wringer for more than a year and the cycle of ups and downs seems never-ending. So, while we are…

Heat Up Happy Hours

  How hot are y’all? As the temperatures rise in the city, so do drink specials. New Orleans is really seeing fun deals and a lot more people getting out and about (albeit COVID-safe). If you are in that number,…

Cool Down With Hot Happy Hours

  We always try to find fun and festive happy hour deals to share with cocktail lovers. Here are just a few options as we gear up to tolerate the dog days of Louisiana summer heat. Try them all, or…

Flavorful Summer Cocktails

  It’s not unusual for us to constantly work to upgrade our cocktail game, trying to find over the top cocktail creations and fun places to enjoy them. While the weather is heating up, so are the bartenders who are…

Summer Cocktail Specials

  It is so much fun watching the city come back to life and seeing how things have changed in the last year. Restrictions are slowly being lifted, which means many bars and restaurants are loosening the rules and allowing…

But First, Let’s Cocktail

  Eating and drinking your way through town is something so fun to do, especially this time of year. Now we are noticing many places lifting some of the coronavirus restrictions and making going out, an enjoyable experience. There are…

Nothing Like Cocktails in the City

  We always look forward to the time of day when the sky dims and we think to ourselves, 'hmmm, I could use a cocktail.' A place where wine and beer flow and cocktails are made with magic. We are,…