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These are the classy, portable cocktails you should be drinking in New Orleans

Forget the notorious hurricane — portable cocktails have gotten a lot more upscale in the Big Easy.

My friends and I were savoring the last few sips of our dinner cocktails at Shaya, an acclaimed modern Israeli restaurant in New Orleans, and planning where to spend the rest of our evening after we paid the check. What happened next shocked us:

“Would you like another round to go?” our server inquired. “To go?” we wondered aloud, asking the server if a place like Shaya — an elegant, candle-lit spot with gorgeous leather banquettes, a wall of hip succulents and outstanding food and drink — would truly, willingly bestow us with booze in disposable cups. (His response? “Of course!”)

I ordered the

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