Elizabeth Pearce

Drinks Historian Elizabeth Pearce is the founder of Drink & Learn through which she offers virtual happy hours and in person tours, sharing New Orleans and American history through drinks. She is the host of the Drink & Learn podcast, the author of the book Drink Dat New Orleans, and the co-author of the French Quarter Drinking Companion. She was named a “Person to Watch” by New Orleans magazine and is also an educator for the Sazerac Liquor Company. Prior to creating Drink & Learn, Pearce was the original Senior Curator of the Southern Food and Beverage Museum. She likes her desk messy and her whiskey neat.

Storm Warning

Jazz Fest’s famous rose-mint tea inspired Abigail Gullo, creative director of the International House...

A Drink and a View

When you sit down at Rosie’s on the Rooftop at the Higgins Hotel, the...

History Lesson

New Orleans’ drinks history was the driving inspiration for Hadi Ktiri while creating the...

Smash Hit

Alexa Bowler’s “Ponchatoula Smash” hits all the New Orleans notes, featuring Louisiana strawberries and...

Spring Sunset

Jason Sorbet’s Golden Hour cocktail is a love letter to a magical moment that...

All in the Family

Making limoncello is a family tradition for Liz Williams, founder of the Southern Food...

Mardi Gras Time

While most New Orleanians view Carnival as a time of raucous celebration, French Quarter...

Raise A Glass

Mickey Mullins’ “Hydrix” showcases complex herbaceous flavors in a low-proof cocktail perfect for guests...

Winter Warmer

  Arnaud’s French 75’s head bartender Christoph Dornemann channels his bar’s 1920s aesthetic with this...

Pumpkin Smash

You might think a craft bartender would be dismissive of trendy flavors, but Jewel...

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