METAIRIE Hostess employees of Louisiana there are over 400 of them actually can attend job counseling sessions offered by the Louisiana Workforce Commission next week in Metairie, Houma, and Hammond. The company famous for its Twinkies and Wonder Bread revealed it was going out of business the week before Thanksgiving. [NOLA.com]
WAREHOUSE DISTRICT More details have emerged about the new skee ball gigantor Barcadia going in across from W.I.N.O. including that Baton Rouge food truck Curbside's chef Nick Hufft has been brought in to create the menu. [JustOffTheRedStreetCarLine]
ATLANTA You've probably heard by now, Blackened Out reminds the Who Dat Nation that last night Atlanta airport workers threw eggs at the Saints team bus. Ain't no egg toss, dirty birds. It's time to get crunk, and make sure to check out Eater's Saints Bar Heatmap for the best places to do just that. [BlackenedOut, EaterWire]
On the Saints Bar Heatmap, Capdeville [Photo: Facebook]
It's Cocktail Week here at Eater, and we've got the hook up on what cocktails you should absolutely be drinking right now and all through the holiday season. Here, photographer Nikki Mayeux captures some of New Orleans' best bartenders making libations that demand you Drink This Cocktail Now.
Mid-City's favorite divey cocktail haven Twelve Mile Limit is home to a great jukebox, chill vibe, and excellent barbecue. It's also where proprietor and almalgamator T. Cole Newton slings his enviable concoctions like The Sao Paolo featuring cachaca, Aperol, Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur and fresh lime juice. Drink this cocktail now... with or without doberge cake.
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Eater wants to know, dearest readers, what potent mid-morning cocktail is the Best Hair of the Dog? From Molly's brain numbingly good Frozen Irish Coffee to the eggy perfection that is a Ramos Gin Fizz, these drinks all make for a good time before lunch even, sure. But which drink do you think is New Orleans' best remedy for a severe hangover?
The poll will be open for 24 hours, and Eater will promptly let you know New Orleans Favorite Hair of the Dog Cocktail.
Huffing ethel alcohol and ether seems a rather questionable hangover cure today, but it was once a fashionable cure for the "vapors". The Swizzle Stick still prints Adelaide Brennan's 'Vapors Remedy' on their cocktail napkins today. While you're there try a hair of the dog cocktail, the Corpse Reviver #2 gin, cointreau, citrus, and Lilette Blanc, and a couple drops of Herbsaint which Lu Brow still uses to resurrect the walking dead. [EaterWire]
One sure fire way to ease a terrible hangover is with greasy bad-for-you (but oh so good) foods. Let's be honest, who really reaches for a salad when they feel hungover? Eater readers don't, anyways. Check out the Best Hangover Dishes in New Orleans, as decided by Readers. [EaterWire]
For the next 60 minutes all Eater content will focus in on one thing and one thing alone, Hangovers.
To kick things off Eater brings you New Orleans' Best Bloody Marys, mapped, but we want to know... Where do you go to get your favorite Bloody Mary? We're talking straight up hair of the dog here, people. Sometimes you just have to keep on drinking to feel better, so tell us, Where do you find New Orleans' Best Bloody Marys? Leave your comment, and we'll update the map during our Hangover Power Hour. Have at it.
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Alon Shaya tells Ian McNulty about the inspiration for his Chanukah menu at Domenica: "It's combining my Israeli identity and my Roman experience," says Shaya. "I think we've been building this foundation of customers who trust us no matter what we do, so I use these holiday menus to show people some dishes they may not have had before in an environment where they're already comfortable." [Gambit]