Category Archives: Food


Beignets Bites from Spirits on Bourbon

 For National donut day  Spirits on Bourbon can only celebrate with a New Orlean Tradition of Beignets. Here is the Spirits on Bourbon recipe for Beignet Bites. If you don’t want to waste the time and energy making Beignets just come visit us at Spirits on Bourbon .


1 c lukewarm water

1/4 c granulated sugar

1/2 tsp salt

1 large egg, room temperature and beaten

2 Tbsp butter, softened

1/2 c evaporated milk

4 c bread flour or all purpose flour

3 tsp instant active dry yeast

vegetable oil for cooking: use enough oil to completely cover beignets when frying

powdered sugar for dusting 


If using a mixer with a dough hook, place water, sugar, salt, egg, butter, evaporated milk, flour, and yeast in the bowl. Beat until smooth.

If using a bread machine, add liquid ingredients, then dry ingredients with yeast last (on top of everything else). Select dough setting and press Start, allow to run only until dough cycle has finished (do not bake).


Turn the dough into a lightly oiled bowl and form into an oval. Cover tightly with plastic wrap, and refrigerate until well chilled (3 to 4 hours) or overnight.


To prepare dough, remove from refrigerator and roll out on a lightly floured board to 1/2-inch thickness. Cut into approximately 3-inch squares, triangles, or circles.


In a deep fryer or large pot, heat vegetable oil to 365° F. Fry the beignets (2 or 3 at a time) for 2 to 3 minutes or until they are puffed and golden brown on both sides, turning them in the oil with tongs once or twice to get them evenly brown; beignets will rise to the surface of the oil as soon as they begin to puff.


NOTE: If the beignets don’t rise to the top immediately when dropped into the oil, the oil is not hot enough.


Remove from oil and drain on paper towels, then sprinkle heavily with powdered sugar. Serve hot.


The dough can be kept for up to a week in the refrigerator – it actually improves with age; just punch down when it rises. (Dough can also be frozen; shape beignets before freezing.) 



Recording Artist Drew Baldridge Celebrates Debut single with Crawfish boil at Spirits on Bourbon

Spirits on Bourbon fired up the crawfish pot to celebrate the release Nashville recording artist, Drew Baldridge‘s debut single called ‘Dance With Ya 
This endeavor invited hit song writers, producers, radio professionals and fans to enjoy some crawfish and drinks at Spirits On Bourbon  
and enjoy the success of Drew Baldridge’s billboard rising single. We look forward to hearing Drew  more on the radio and seeing him coming back and playing New Orleans!  


Crawfish every weekend at Turtle Bay

Crawfish, crawdads, freshwater,m mudbugs….Whatever you call ’em, we got ’em at  Turtle Bay! 

We will boil Crawfish every Saturday and Sunday throughout the season.  

 While in the past we only boiled three sacks a day, but as we have become a crawfish hot spot over the last few years, we are preparing for our biggest boils to date!  

 With a huge 24 varieties of beers on tap, including lots of regional craft brews from Louisiana and Mississippi, you are sure to find the perfect beer to pair with your crawfish!  
The warm weather means these suckers are going to be big and juicy! The boils start at around 3:00 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday…but them crawdads tend to go quick so you might want to get here early! And don’t forget to suck the heads!


Chef Rob Soper adds his flair to Spirits on Bourbon’s Kitchen

Nothing in Spirits lacks magic and the food is no different. Chef Rob Soper infuses his brand of comfort food magic into the menu offering treats that balance well with the bar’s famous specialty drinks.         Hard work and love of food are part of the menu. Starting in 1980 as a dishwasher of a local restaurant, and acquired the skills that eventually made him a standout chef. Spirit’s menu has been reinvented by Chef Rob with a vision of comfort food meets wild nights of Bourbon.

 Today’s  Menu of comfort foods offer signatures such as are Fried Mac and Cheese with Crawfish Cream Sauce,  

 Alligator Poppers and Cheesy Bacon Bombs along with American favorites such as a Half Pound Hamburger and a Grilled Chicken Sandwich. As any good local restaurant in NOLA we are rather proud of our gumbo here as well. To end on a sweeter note try Chef Rob’s Bread Pudding! 

 Chef Rob has a soft spot for Italian food so personal favorites for him are dishes like baked ziti or lasagna. As for me I have requested a southern favorite, I wish for a Spirit’s Banana Foster. I can dream, right? Either way you have to visit Spirits to see what Chef Rob has in store for us!

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$11.75 Ribeye Steak every Monday at Spirits on Bourbon

All day Monday, every Monday, bite into our huge, hand-cut 20 oz. Ribeye Steak served with our creamy stuffed potato skin and garlic bread only $11.75!  

  Come try the world famous Resurrection and listen to the dueling pianos play your request.  

  Mondays Steak deal has people coming back to on Spirits on Bourbon for the perfectly seasoned ribeye! Monday means incredible savings on steak at Spirits on Bourbon, so come get yours!

Spirits On Bourbon Is Excited To  Be  Adding   Breakfest Options

Spirits On Bourbon is excited to be adding breakfast options! Spirits on Bourbon is expanding its menu to meet its customers late-night needs who. So they are introducing a new breakfast menu! The new menu will include familiar staples and some items you can only get at Spirits on Bourbon! For example, while we knew we had to have Biscuits and Gravy, Chef Rob Soper thought he would add Andouille to give it a New Orleans taste you can only find at Spirits on Bourbon! 

                  Turtle Bay specialty pizzas 
 “The Breakfest Poboy has became a staple of my diet,” says Steve Smith This specialty poboy features scrambled eggs, cheese, bacon or sausage, and crumbled hash browns served on toasted French Bread. Unforgettable! The Breakfest Sliders are a great late night option as they are served on two biscuits, bacon or Andouille, scrambled eggs and cheese and served with hash browns.   


      Spirits on Bourbon Adds new Menu items

 “I think Chicken and Waffles was a no-brainer addition to this menu,” says Brad Bohannan. Crispy Fried Chicken Tenders are served on a waffle with Syrup, a delicious southern staple. 

  They also added a Three Egg Omelet served any way you might like it with three strips of bacon, hash browns and a biscuit. So next time you are in the French Quarter come see us at Spirits on Bourbon and try some of the New menu items! You’ll want to come back with ya mom and ‘dem!


Homemade Bread Pudding is added to Spirits on Bourbon Menu

Spirits on Bourbon is more than just great drinks and entertainment! After acquiring Chef Rob Soper,  
he began changing the Spirits menu to include New Orleans staples with a Spirits on Bourbon Flair For example, Bread Pudding is New Orleans Classic Dessert. The Sprits on Bourbon version includes baking our bread pudding, adding craisins,  
then topping it off with homemade Rum Sauce, vanilla ice cream, and whipped cream! Unforgettable!  

Spirits on Bourbon Adds New Menu Items

Spirits on Bourbon Adds New Menu Items with New Orleans Flair

Deep Fried Spicy Crawfish Mac & CheeseA square of Mac & Cheese loaded with spicy crawfish then deep-fried to a golden brown and topped with our famous spicy crawfish cheese sauce.

Cajun Crawfish Fries 

Skillet fries loaded with our famous spicy crawfish cheese sauce.

Homemade Jalapeño Poppers

Fresh jalapeño peppers stuffed with bacon, three cheeses and bread then fried and served with our spicy barbecue ranch sauce.

 Crawfish Bread 

Toasted garlic French bread loaded with our famous spicy crawfish cheese sauce.

Alligator Poppers 

Delicious alligator sausage, cheddar cheese, diced jalapeños, green onions all deep-fried and serve with jalapeño ranch sauce.

Bacon Wrapped Cheesy Dough Bombs 

Bacon wrapped pastry stuffed with Pepper jack cheese and served with a spicy BBQ ranch dipping sauce

Bread Pudding 

A New Orleans classic desert complete with Craisins and then topped with our homemade rum sauce, vanilla ice cream and whipped cream!