Podcast #9: Herbsaint and COCHON


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3 Responses to Podcast #9: Herbsaint and COCHON

  1. Jay says:

    In the interview it was incorrectly mentioned that Legendre Herbsaint liqueur dated back to the 1800s, and was an absinthe, this is not correct.

    Legendre Herbsaint actually first appeared just after the repeal of prohibition, and was never a true absinthe, as Legendre Herbsaint never contained Grand Wormwood, or Artemisia Absinthium, in it’s formula.

    Legendre Herbsaint was, and still is, a unique product, but it has always been an absinthe substitute, as created by J.Marion Legendre during W.W.I.

    You can see a profile of Herbsaint history at: http://www.oxygenee.com/absinthe-america/herbsaint.html

  2. […] wanted to dine at was COCHON, a new, Post-Katrina casual fine dining restaurant that was opened by Donald Link, of Herbsaint fame and 2007 James Beard Award Winner for Best Chef, South (click for previous OTB podcast) who I interviewed during my previous New Orleans trip back in […]

  3. […] Donald Link, proprietor of COCHON, Butcher and Herbsaint Restaurants in New […]

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