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How NYC Restaurateur Danny Meyer Has Influenced Nola Bars & Restaurants

Plus, Trader Joe's heads to Metairie and boozy sno-balls hit the Quarter.

Salon By Sucre's FOH manager and somm Braithe Tidwell is a Meyer/Union Square alum.
Salon By Sucre's FOH manager and somm Braithe Tidwell is a Meyer/Union Square alum.
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METAIRIE— Trader Joe's is heading to Vets (and N. Labarre) in late 2016.  More local coverage: NOLA.com,WDSUGambit. [CityBusiness]

NOLA— Celebrated NYC restaurateur and hospitality guru Danny Meyer gives the keynote address at Tales of the Cocktail this year, and local Meyer alum Braithe TidwellKimberly Patton Bragg, and Neal Bodenheimer share what they learned working for him, including this from Bodenheimer: "One of the things that has made Danny Meyer famous is taking a Southern warmth and injecting it into a market that didn't necessarily always have it."  [NOLA.com]

QUARTER— Bar Tonique will debut a maraschino cherry and cognac sno-ball next week during Tales. Tonique bartender Adrienne Miller also makes a killer julep sno-ball as well. [Advocate]

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