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Hideaway Mardi Gras Menu

Here we are with another excuse to party!  Fat Tuesday always means Mardi Gras and New Orleans. Vieux Carré The Vieux Carré dates to 1938 and was the creation of Walter Bergeron, the head bartender at the Monteleone Hotel.  This cocktail, which is similar to a Manhattan, combines the spiciness…

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Manhattan Au Poivre

A martini with black olives on top of a wooden table.

A steak dinner often suggests a robust red wine.  Instead, what about a cocktail that makes you want to have a bite of steak?  The goal when pairing cocktails with food is to craft a drink that makes one want a bite of the food with each sip of the…

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Rum Manhattan

A martini in a glass.

Most of the Rum Manhattan recipes that I read make a cloyingly sweet drink.  This Rum Manhattan I crafted I hope you will find is amazingly complex. We used Don Q Vermouth Cask Aged Rum, but any Rum that you enjoy neat will do as well, (maybe better to your…

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Irish Manhattan

I have created several riffs on the Classic Manhattan using Irish Whiskey. While rye and bourbon are the classics in the Manhattan, I don’t see any reason not to try an Irish Whiskey. Specifically the Tullamore Dew 10 year old Single Malt. As I’ve noted before, the Tullamore Dew has…

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Cinco de Mayo

Cinco De Mayo Celebration

Cinco de Mayo was originally observed to commemorate the Mexican Army’s victory over the French at Puebla in 1862.  Today, it is usually celebrated in the US by indulging in chips, salsa and margaritas.  While margaritas are really, really good, we would like to offer a few additional tequila cocktails…

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