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Event Category: Event Type and Food & Drinks

  • Profile

    Compère Lapin’s cocktail maven Abigail Gullo has earned raves and accolades for her progressive and forward-thinking mixology approach that complements Chef Nina Compton’s robust dishes, while also packing a punch on its own. As a true student of the craft, Gullo takes pride in her vast knowledge of spirits and flavors, injecting history and stories into every sip, leaving visitors thirsty for more. Now cocktail enthusiasts can soak up Gullo’s expertise with “Happy Mondays” – her weekly tasting and cocktail class held at the Compère Lapin’s bar each Monday at 4PM.

    According to Gullo, a frequent contributor to Vice and The Today Show who earned nods at the 2018 Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards as finalist for “American Bartender of the Year” and “Best American Hotel Bar,” “I am excited to educate people on the art of the cocktail – how it’s made, what inspired it and the ingredients behind it. It’s going to be a laid back, fun and easy way to taste and learn.”

    The complimentary tasting and class includes a cocktail demonstration by Gullo or one of her visiting guest bartenders, as well as a tasting of the base spirit used in each drink. Guests can enjoy the cocktail of the week for only $6, available throughout Happy Hour. August schedule follows:

    Monday, August 6
    Cocktail: Lucian Bacchanal
    Spirit: Bounty Dark Rum

    Monday, August 13
    Cocktail: Boos Teesi
    Spirit: Drumbshambo Gunpowder Irish Gin

    Monday, August 20
    Cocktail: Cherokee Rose
    Spirit: Bolivian Brandy

    Monday, August 27
    Cocktail: Martino
    Spirit: Rye Whiskey

    Compère Lapin is located in the Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery at 535 Tchoupitoulas Street, in New Orleans’ Warehouse District. The restaurant serves lunch daily from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Happy Hour Monday – Friday 3 p.m. – 6 p.m., and dinner nightly from 5:30 p.m. – 11 p.m. Valet parking is $5 and ample municipal parking is available. For more information or reservations, call (504) 599-2119, visit www.comperelapin.com or follow the restaurant on Instagram and Twitter @CompereLapin and Facebook at www.facebook.com/Compere-Lapin.

  • More Info
    Address: 535 Tchoupitoulas Street
    New Orleans
    United States
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