Recap - NOLA Bloody Mary Fest 2017


I am happy to report back that the first year of New Orleans Bloody Mary Fest was a huge drunken success! I had a blast judging the festival alongside celebrity judge Jay Ducote of and Geaux Creole owner Chris Freret. Here are the winners!

The People's Choice award: WINNER: Ruby Slipper Cafe
Runner up: Mid City Yacht Club
Third Place (TIE) The Cheezy Cajun & Bar Tonique

Best Bloody Mary - Traditional recipe WINNER Ruby Slipper Cafe
Runner up: Commander's Palace

Best Bloody Mary - Original Recipe WINNER: Mid City Yacht Club
Runner up: (TIE) Bar Tonique & Sylvain

My weekend also entailed eating the best french toast of my life at Compere Lapin, drinking hurricanes and grenades on Bourbon Street till 5am, and researching the best bloody marys of New Orleans. I can't wait to come back!