Backspace Bar, edged into the French Quarter, may not have an official Happy Hour, but their all-the-time deals are off the chain. Just $2.50 for a bottled beer and $3 for a well drink? Sign me up. Between the long wooden bar, the animals on the wall, and the comfy leather chairs, the bar evokes an old-timey feel that begs someone to come in and write the next great American novel.
Don't miss the Aviation, a house cocktail made with gin, lemon,
Luxardo, and crème de violette to give it a luxe mile-high-club feel.
It's deliciously light and dangerously close in taste to a tart lemonade
that you could suck down way too easily. If you decide to go for one of
the bargain-priced beers, pair it with the Backspace Burger, which is
topped with smoked bacon, brie cheese, and caramelized onions on
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