From the Publisher
Tenth anniversaries are a landmark in anyone''s book and 2012 is a watershed year for Tales of the Cocktail®, the preeminent gathering of the world''s best bartenders, mixologists, distillers, New Orleans chefs, and the people who appreciate the craft of shaking, stirring, and throwing a fine mixed drink as well as the fabulous culinary tradition that is New Orleans cuisine. A major must-do date on every cocktail aficionado''s calendar, Tales of the Cocktail® has demonstrated the wealth and diversity of the drinks world to an audience that spans the globe. Tales of the Cocktail® from A to Z by drinks historians Jared Brown and Anistatia Miller, with a foreword by Paul Tuennerman, presents the depth and breadth of experience that is discovered at this preeminent New Orleans event. Brimming with the event''s history, trivia, and lore about cocktails and New Orleans'' famed cuisine as well as a walking tour of the French Quarter Tales-style, Tales of the Cocktail® from A to Z brings the passion for food and drink to life.