BarBar's Events

La Chica Roja and The Three Chefs

La Chica Roja and The Three Chefs

August 29, 2016 BarBar's Events

What happens when Ti Martin takes three of our chefs on an eating and drinking bonanza? Read here to find out.  Hint: you'll reap the benefits of their culinary adventure by visiting our restaurants!… Read More »

Mardi Gras Monkeys and Cotton Candy

Mardi Gras Monkeys and Cotton Candy

January 28, 2016 BarBar's Events

We love Mardi Gras season at SoBou. We're only three blocks from Canal Street so we welcome parade goers before and after many parades. While we love watching our guests enjoy Thoth Sunday and Lundi Gras in our restaurant and bar, it's also n… Read More »

Literary and Drinking Round Table continues with E. E. Cummings

Literary and Drinking Round Table continues with E. E. Cummings

November 12, 2015 BarBar's Events

Fear No Fate - the Cocktail and a Poem Bar Chef Laura tells us why she loves E. E. Cummings and her latest cocktail named for a line in the poem. Read the poem here.  Bar Chef Laura Fears No Fate As far as cocktails go, the fear no … Read More »

SoBou's Literary and Drinking Round Table

SoBou's Literary and Drinking Round Table

October 30, 2015 BarBar's Events

SoBou Booze & Book Club: A Literary Round Table When: Every Third Thursday from 6-7pm Why: Here's why - Creation is art, and we fill our designs with our own meanings. The exercise of creating meaning, through symbols, is as exciting… Read More »

Laura Bellucci, our New Brain Behind the Bar

Laura Bellucci, our New Brain Behind the Bar

September 29, 2015 BarBar's Events

We'd like to introduce you to Laura Bellucci, our new lead bartender and literary brain behind the bar. This literature major and avid reader is dreaming up new cocktails inspired by her favorite authors, characters and intellectuals of our time … Read More »

We kick off Tales 2015 with special drinks and menu!

We kick off Tales 2015 with special drinks and menu!

July 13, 2015 BarBar's Events

Every year, Tales of the Cocktail is one of our favorite conferences - who doesn't love a seminar on sculpting perfect cocktail ice or framing food porn the best way for photos? BarBar definitely does.  Our Lead Bartender Laura is excited… Read More »

Ready, Set, Shake gets Creative and Competitive Juices Flowing at SoBou.

Ready, Set, Shake gets Creative and Competitive Juices Flowing at SoBou.

May 2, 2014 BarBar's Events

Guest favorite Brian took home the Ready, Set, Shake title last night with his "Lee Fizz."  Chef Juan Carlos took it easy this time on the three competing bartenders at SoBou's monthly Ready, Set, Shake mixology competition.… Read More »

BarPreneurs: A great, big idea

BarPreneurs: A great, big idea

February 10, 2014 BarBar's Events

Our very first BarPreneurs event was held Friday during lunch hour. Based on the idea that many great ideas start on the back of a cocktail napkin somewhere, we pulled together nine budding Nola entrepreneurs and put them in front of an expert team f… Read More »

San Juan Nights: Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Dinner at SoBou

San Juan Nights: Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Dinner at SoBou

July 26, 2013 BarBar's Events

I don't know if you know this, but our main man, Chef Juan Carlos, originally hails from Puerto Rico. And our main lady, Bar Chef Abigail, well...she's just saucy! So the two of them paired the perfect Tales of the Cocktail extravaganza and c… Read More »

Slow Food USA Ark of Taste Dinner

Slow Food USA Ark of Taste Dinner

May 20, 2013 BarBar's Events

We hosted Slow Food USA's Board of Directors for the Ark of Taste dinner and boy, was it fun! Slow Food USA and its New Orleans chapter aim to ensure that everyone has the "right to the pleasure of good food and consequently the re… Read More »

BarBar's Blog: Mixology Monday with MOTAC

BarBar's Blog: Mixology Monday with MOTAC

May 20, 2013 BarBar's Events

We just wrapped up our monthly mixology seminar (held the first Monday of every month) with the Museum of the American Cocktail and I just have to say, this may have been my favorite seminar yet! Dale DeGroff, also known as King Cocktail, t… Read More »

Best New Restaurants of 2012

Best New Restaurants of 2012

October 5, 2012 BarBar's Events

Have you heard? SoBou was just named one of Esquire's Best New Restaurants of 2012! We are overjoyed at the honor bestowed upon us and value the recognition that has been given to all of our wonderful family members that make SoBou what it is. … Read More »

Welcome to SoBou

Welcome to SoBou

May 17, 2011 BarBar's Events

How does the brain trust of the Commander’s Family of Restaurants create a casual, come as you are, spirited restaurant? The answer is SoBou – our version of a modern Creole saloon. It's the kind of joint with serious food, wine, and … Read More »