Coupled cocktails. MoPho's Mary Dixie has created two cocktails just for Valentine's Day, served as a pair for $18. For her, a coupe of sweet gin sparked with strawberry shrub and rosé; his drink is apple brandy, blackstrap spiced rum, ginger and blood orange.
Luxe sipper. Through Sunday, Feb. 16, the Windsor Court Hotel will offer the premium All-Star French 75 ($75), crafted with a rare, top-shelf Cognac and a float of Cristal Brut.
Naughty Cupid brunch. Be at Café Adelaide on Saturday, Feb. 15 for Chef Carl Schaubhut's four-course brunch; each plate is paired with Lu Brow's cocktails, including Sex on the Pontchartrain Beach (spiced rum, brandy, orange curaçao, almond) and Sweet and Sticky (rye, sweet vermouth, Benedictine, honey syrup). Brunch begins at 11:30 a.m.; cost is $50 plus tax and tip. Get the full menu here.
$5 drinks. Phil's Grill's newest spot in the Warehouse District is now offering $5 specialty cocktails from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. daily. Drinks include bacon-infused vodka spiked with Worcestershire and hot sauce, a Pimm's Cup variation, and bourbon paired with fresh apple juice. During the same happy hours, all appetizers at this Camp Street burger joint are also $5, including fried pickles, buffalo wings and potato-skin nachos.
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