I remember the first time I had a Bloody Mary that didn't gross me out. We were in New Orleans, eating breakfast at the counter at Stanley's. I ordered a mimosa and Paul ordered a Bloody. I had one sip.
Mardi Gras, I discovered the Cajun Bloody Mary, which is spiked with hot sauce, Creole seasoning and cayenne. If a Bloody Mary is the hair of the dog, then a Cajun Bloody Mary is the hair of a she-wolf in heat.
How to Make a New Orleans Bloody Mary. A traditional Bloody Mary has long been regarded as the drink of choice for "The Hair of the Dog" morning-after cocktail. A New Orleans Bloody Mary is a spicy variation of the standard recipe.