No, you’re not drunk (or maybe you are). The bar is spinning (one drink per rotation is the purported ratio—don’t worry, it's slo-o-o-w). There's plenty of soignee sofa seating and fine piano-based entertainment, but the classic experience requires a coveted seat at one of the 25 barstools ringing the Carousel and a Vieux Carré Cocktail, invented here some 70 years ago.