When it comes to the cocktail, historically at least, New Orleans is arguably the most influential city in the world. Not only does it boast some amazing old bars and saloons, but it is also the birthplace of some of the most famous, inspiring, and complex cocktails being enjoyed around the globe today.

Perhaps the most universal of ingredients, the tomato crosses nearly all restaurant cuisines and concepts. Once the product of the wilds of South America, the tomato has migrated more than most people, traversing all continents, cities large and small, and the gardens of professionals and home enthusiasts. But with the rapid growth of mass production came a homogenized, thick-skinned tomato largely devoid of the original fruit’s intense flavor and smooth texture. Fortunately, greater emphasis on healthful and organic foods has brought back to prominence full-flavored heirloom tomatoes.

It’s been said that you can tell the mood of a chef by eating his or her food. Similarly, it’s been argued that winemakers and their wines resemble one another. In the case of restaurant staffs, the attitudes of managers are reflected in the demeanor of employees under them.

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October 28, 2019 (All day)

JOIN CHEF RIC ORLANDO IN NEW ORLEANS October 28 - November 1, 2019. Taking reservations until July 29th! Enjoy 4 nights Luxury Accommodations, 10 meals, and tours! Get details here.

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July 16, 2019 (All day)

Tropical Storm Barry won't dampen the world’s premier cocktail festival this week in New Orleans. 

September 16, 2019 (All day)

United Fresh will host the new Produce Advocacy Bootcamp during the annual United Fresh Washington Conference.  

Fuentes del Silencio, a winery from Herreros de Jamuz, is the first León winery to join one of the most prestigious associations in Spain in which wine masters are devoted to the defence of the personality of highest quality Spanish wines.