This drink was not created in new orleans, despite the name. Infact, it is a very new drink. Here is an early printing:
Mr. Boston Official Bartender's Guide - Page 46 by Anthony Giglio, Mr. Boston, Ben Fink in 2008
Technically, this drinks name already exist as several other names. The ingredients are simple and french which is deceptively brilliant in deceiving the drinker into beliveing this drink is a classic. The drink is very new and it is unclear where the drink derives, certainly not New Orleans.
One website claims robert hess created this drink in 2004 at:
It is possible that he did create this cocktail given there is no literature proving otherwise. Of course, this does not mean that it is certain. Regardless, this is a wonderful cocktail and should be enjoyed as if it were age old.
This drink dates between 2004 - 2007 and contained at least as of then:
Stir these ingredients:
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.