There’s something about ordering a martini that exudes confidence and sophistication — specifically, a classic martini with gin (as it was intended) and preferably with blue cheese stuffed olives for nourishment. Whether your preference is gin or vodka, shaken or stirred, straight up or on the rocks, with a twist or with olives, dry or Mississippi River dirty, there is a martini for everyone. It’s safe to say, the classic cocktail has stood the test of time with its simple recipe and versatility. Even its trendier, caffeinated version has outlasted all the other recent cocktail trends.
With all its iterations and even its easy accessibility, it must be noted that the martini should not be ordered just anywhere. Knowing where to go — where the martini, its many variations, and the ambiance hit just right — is a science. Below, where to drink martinis in New Orleans.Read More