Shreveport-Bossier Travel Magazine Culinary Issue - Page 6

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BOOZE IS NOT A BAD WORD

IN SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER

BY SHALISA ROLAND
Whether you want to bar-hop in downtown Shreveport for a comfortable seat on converted patios , take advantage of Bossier City ’ s open-container area in the East Bank District and Plaza , or find a neighborhood dive bar to sip with locals , Shreveport-Bossier ’ s bartenders are serving up good times and great drinks at every corner . Grab a mask and choose a bar based on your preferred drinking style and atmosphere :
PARTYGOERS
If you ’ re looking for a reason to dance or prefer energetic nightlife experiences , here are our top suggestions for partygoers . You can revel with millennials at Sand Bar , enjoy “ meowmosas ” at Strange Brew or dive into What ’ s on Tap to enjoy drinks and music with the locals . Take an Uber home , or keep the party going on the courtyard-style patio at Stray Cat in downtown Shreveport .
HAPPY HOUR HUNTERS & FOODIES
The top of Texas Street in downtown Shreveport is booming with culinary experts and unbeatable happy hour specials . Make a reservation at Abby Singer ’ s Bistro , located inside the Robinson Film Center , to take on their award-winning gumbo prepared by Chef Tootie Morrison and monthly , thematic cocktail flights prepared by Bar Manager Allison Hollis-Moon . They have an invincible happy hour menu and exceptional hospitality . Keep the food and drink tour going and drop in at The Missing Link , Parish Taceaux , and Noble Savage Tavern for more bar-hopping and exclusive foodie experiences .
BEER , WINE AND COCKTAIL AFICIONADOS
Beer buffs can discover a new brew at our three acclaimed breweries : Flying Heart Brewing and Pub , Red River Brewpub , and Great Raft Brewing . Pop the cork at more than five wine bars , including Vintage Wine Bar & Spirits , On Cloud Wine & Vineyard , We Olive Wine Bar , and an extensive wine selection at Lucky Palace , which is an unexpected , upscale and underground joint buried in a motel . If craft cocktails are your thing , take advantage of Fatty Arbuckles ’ vast bourbon program or if you want to chill out after a long day , grab a refreshing cocktail at The Bar Chord .
COMING IN 2021
» Every Man a King Distillery » The Seventh Tap Brewing Project

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