Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Texas opens office in New Orleans

Feb 12, 2020 757

BY: Charles Marsala

On February 10, 2020 the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Texas opened an office in New Orleans to promote Italian food and beverage products. New Orleans food culture is nearing $9 Billion annually.

In Jerry Thomas’ 1862 Bartender’s Guide for drink #105 “The Cocktail & Crusta” he writes: “The ‘Cocktail’ is a modern invention, and is generally used on fishing and other sporting parties, although some patients insist that it is good in the morning as a tonic. The ‘Crusta’ is an improvement on the ‘Cocktail,’ and is said to have been invented by (Joseph) Santini, ….”

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