A Christmas Eve Reveillon

Wednesday December 24, we continue our tradition of offering a Creole Reveillon dinner in the true spirit of New Orleans holiday dining. Through most of the 19th century, Reveillons were held in the homes of the French Quarter’s Creole population, when churchgoers would arrive home after midnight mass famished, ready to break the pre-communion fast. […]

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November’s Whiskey of the Month: Russell’s Reserve Rye

November’s Whiskey of the Month hails from the environs of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky and the legendary Wild Turkey Distillery. The legendary distillery has operated since right after the Civil War, when it opened as the Ripy Bros. Distillery, and was one of the unlucky ones unable to operate during prohibition. Immediately following the repeal of the […]

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Two videos to share

We wanted to share a couple recent special videos with everyone. We were thrilled to have Big Jones on Check, Please! last week on Chicago’s WTTW! We were completely impressed with the work done by the whole crew, and we truly enjoyed the day we spent with them. Video for the episode we’re on — […]

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A Celebration of Thanksgiving

Of all the holidays we work in the hospitality business, Thanksgiving is a special one that we look forward to each year. It’s a chance for us to share our hospitality on an important family holiday, but even more significantly for us, we can share our gifts with you on this most symbolic of days […]

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Stagg, Jr. is our October Whiskey of the Month!

This month, we travel back to Frankfort, Kentucky to one of our absolute favorite distilleries in the world, Buffalo Trace, for a taste of one of the most powerful whiskey releases of the year. Stagg, Jr. is drawn from barrels aged 8-9 years and bottled uncut, and unfiltered. This brings it in at around 128 […]

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