The Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group says 20% of the proceeds from each $8 Save the Picayune drink will go to “adversely effected” Times-Picayune employees.
A restaurant vice president tells the Times-Picayune’s Brett Anderson that the drinks will be offered “every day, not just 3 days a week” — a reference to the paper’s new printing schedule, of course — and that one cocktail name that was rejected was News You Can Booze.
* Save the Picayune cocktails coming to 5 restaurants (noladefender.com)
* Ralph Brennan’s restaurants putting booze in the news (Times-Picayune)
* Editor of New Orleans’ alt-weekly talks about Times-Picayune’s troubles (Capital New York)