This post is written by Dr. Bill Glod, who has lived in New Orleans for a long time.
New Orleans is a great foodie and cocktail town. But it is also becoming more touristy as time goes by.
So what bars do you visit to stay true to New Orleans?
Here’s a list of true local places in the New Orleans area.
Across street from Treme neighborhood on the northern edge of French Quarter: http://bartonique.com/
Bar Tonique not only has great cocktails, but it also has awesome happy hours.
IN ADDITION TO OUR DAILY SPECIALS, WE OFFER THE
FOLLOWING COCKTAILS FOR $5 FROM NOON
TO 5PM ON WEEKDAYS:
Aviation — Aviation Gin, Rothman & Winter Crème de Violette, Luxardo Maraschino, Lemon Juice
Frenchmen’s Dark & Stormy — Angostura® 5 Year Old Rum, Cruzan Black Strap Navy Rum, Lime Juice, Lemon Juice, House-Made Ginger Syrup, House-Made Demerara Syrup, Charged Water
Moscow Mule — Sobieski Vodka, Simple Syrup, House-Made Ginger Syrup, Lime Juice, Lemon Juice, Charged Water
Whiskey “Old Fashioned”— Choice of Rittenhouse Rye Whiskey or Evan Williams Single Barrel Bourbon, House-Made Gum Syrup, Angostura Bitters, Orange Peel
Pimm’s Cup — Pimm’s No. 1, House-Made Demerara Syrup, Orange, Lemon, Lime, Charged Water
Sazerac — Rittenhouse Rye Whiskey, House-Made Gum Syrup, Legendre 100° Herbsaint Original, Peychaud’s Bitters, Fee Bros. Old Fashioned Aromatic Bitters, Lemon Peel
Local Service Industry enjoys 25% off every night after 11pm.
Local Non-Profit Employees enjoy 25% off every night before 8pm.
(Service Industry & Non-Profit Employee Discounts may not be used in
conjunction with other daily promotions.)
French Quarter. Divey place with friendly bartenders. Don’t serve their own food but outside food allowed: http://www.yelp.com/biz/fahys-irish-pub-new-orleans.
I tend to bring in Killer PoBoys (the next place) to the restaurant. They DO sell bags of chips there.
Killer PoBoys – fantastic rum-soaked roast beef; inside Erin Rose pub – suggested to us by Fahy’s bartender: http://www.killerpoboys.com/ They are just opened their own location as well.
Central Business District: http://www.cochonbutcher.com/new-orleans
They are a butcher shop. They are a sandwich shop. And they are a wine bar.
The charcuterie and the bacon praline are both awesome.
Guy’s Po Boys
Uptown, lived a few houses down. Great lunch time po boys. Fried shrimp heavily dressed was my favorite. Space has survived two fires and a recent hit by a truck:http://www.nola.com/dining/index.ssf/2016/04/guys_po-boys_open_again_after.html Only in NOLA! Expect a bit of a wait and closed Sundays: http://www.yelp.com/biz/guys-po-boys-new-orleans
It’s in a little yellow house. The types of poboys vary really wildly and are not what you would expect.
How about you? What are your “local” picks?