No Reservations Destination Drink Guide

No Reservations' Guide to Drinking Around the World.
By: Janelle Myers
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Everyone knows Anthony Bourdain loves his liquor. On No Reservations he’s traveled around the globe to bars, restaurants and even drive-ins, all in search of the best drinks the world has to offer. From Brazil to Vietnam, Tony has absorbed the various cultures along with the local favorite cocktails, wines, beers and hard liquors.
During his trip to Vietnam, Anthony Bourdain visits the famous Rooftop Garden Bar at the Rex Hotel in Saigon for the local favorite “mojito.”

Video: Relive Vietnam with Tony
Always up for an adventure, Anthony Bourdain downs some absinthe at Cantada II in Paris.

At La Quincave in Paris, Anthony Bourdain sips on red wine from Loire Valley.

Video: Tony in Paris
Known for its cocktails made with fresh fruit and herbs, the Dragonfly Bar offers Anthony Bourdain the Gin and Basil Smash.

Video: Tony’s Experience in Beirut
Only in New Orleans would Anthony Bourdain find a drive-thru daiquiri shop. Daiquiri Bay Café serves him up a surprisingly strong banana daiquiri.

A taste of Australia in New Orleans, Anthony Bourdain downs a Fosters at Vic’s Kangaroo Café.

Video: Drive through Daiquiris
New York
Anthony Bourdain visits Bar Boulud in Manhattan to try some of their “legendary” Burgundy wines.

DBGB in Manhattan serves Anthony Bourdain a martini, a Negroni, a sidecar and, of course, a Manhattan.

Video: Tony’s Favorite NYC Bars

Anthony Bourdain and his friend Hiroshi enjoy a bloody mary at Piano Bar, a popular Tokyo late-night haunt.

Video: Perfect Cocktail in Tokyo

Anthony Bourdain visits Tante Pearl, a family-run restaurant in Bequia, to try their popular Tante Pearls Viagra cocktail.

Video: Tony in the Caribbean

Anthony Bourdain tries the “Avery,” which consists of white tequila, white vermouth, grapefruit and ginger, at Le Cabrera’s unique cocktail bar in Madrid.

Anthony Bourdain goes to Quimet & Quimet, a tiny Barcelona bar known for its variety of vermouth.

Video: Tony Parties Like a Spaniard
In Tokyo, Anthony Bourdain goes for a beer at Tonton, the izakaya (drinking establishment) located under railroad tracks.

Video: Japan Episode Recap
Anthony Bourdain enjoys a pint of Guinness at the Cock Tavern in Smithfields, London.

 

Video: The Pubs of London

In Austin, Anthony Bourdain waits in a line that goes out the door of the Draught House Pub & Brewery for one of their house beers, “Moto Rally”.

Video: Relive Austin
Anthony Bourdain visits a Boston-local favorite, Murphy’s Law, an Irish pub where he tries some Smithwick’s Ale.

Anthony Bourdain heads to the Zam Zam Room in San Francisco, which boasts having the “strongest” cocktails to see if their Ultimate Martini lives up to its name.

Video: Bourdain Visits Alcohol Alchemists
Anthony Bourdain samples the Brazilian favorite, Cachaca, made from sugarcane juice, at Boteco Bar.

Video: Sex, Drugs and Brazil
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