Weekend Radar: March 10th to 12th, 2017
You can count on NOLA to keep the parades rolling, and this weekend, the St. Patrick’s Day festivities start in the Irish Channel! This easygoing escapade fits right into a perfect weekend to kick back over fine food at Trinity, City Park, and more.
Photo above by Matthew Hinton, Times-Picayune
Friday, March 10th
Happy Hour at Trinity
Trinity @ 1117 Decatur
4:30 PM to 7 PM (Sun.-Fri.) + 10 PM to 12 AM (Fri. & Sat.)
*Top secret tip: Chef Michael Isolani just announced weekend brunch! Follow Trinity for updates.
We love it when our favorite restaurants treat us to two rounds of happy hour, which is why we’re highlighting Trinity this week! “Sunday through Friday, guests can enjoy their choice of house white, red or sparkling wine as well as a featured wine of the week, all priced at $7 per glass. Bottled beer is $4, draft beer is $5 and all well drinks are $2 off. Tasty bites include ($7 – $10) include Fried Oysters with chili oyster sauce, scallions and bamboo shoots; Grilled Octopus and Chickpea Dip with pickled red onion, roasted red pepper oil and toast points; Pommes Frites with buttermilk aioli; Crawfish and Fontina Beignets with tarragon aioli; Frog Leg Tempura with ponzu sauce and cilantro; and Smoked Oysters with deviled eggs, horseradish and cajun caviar. Stick around after dinner or stop by on your way home for $2 off well cocktails.” [via Trinity/Brustman Carrino PR]
“City-Wide Tournament to determine who has the BEST RED BEANS! On March 10th Kitchen Witch will host a competition between Liuzza’s and Mandina’s.” [Kitchen Witch Cookbooks]
“Join us for the premier Party in the Park with fabulous food, drinks, and live music! This amazing event will be held for the first time on the field at Tad Gormley Stadium. Featured restaurants include Angeline, Compère Lapin, and Galatoire’s.” [via Lark in the Park]
Saturday, March 11th
“Complete with Irish-American marching clubs, floats and throws, the Irish Channel St. Patrick’s Day parade starts at 1:30 p.m. at Jefferson Avenue and proceeds down Magazine Street to Jackson Avenue.” [via Gambit]
After taking a month off for Mardi Gras season, Second Saturday at Grow On is back with local art, delicious Cuban food by Congreso Cubano, and live music by Luminais w/ Bon Temp Jon!
“The Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine will host fundraising dinners featuring celebrity chefs from New Orleans and afar in the teaching kitchen at the ReFresh Project shopping center on North Broad Street. Join us for a special multi-course meal with drink pairings, designed specifically for this special series and cooked by innovative chefs. Evan Hanczor’s commitment to local, community-based agriculture and his values about the shape of an equitable and sustainable food system are the foundation that puts him and his restaurant, Egg, at the center of the Brooklyn, NY culinary renaissance.” [via Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine]
Sunday, March 12th
“La Monita Pop Up will be headlining this week’s brunch. La Monita is “simple, delicious Colombian inspired food made from locally sourced ingredients and a whole lot of love.” Menu items to be announced. We love Chef Tracy Armitage’s beautiful, delicious creations and we can’t wait to get our hands on a plate! Music by Anuraag Pendyal, a pianist and composer with an interest in traditional and improvised music from across the world.” [via Hollygrove Market & Farm]
“Top Taco Tasting Menu:
Vaquero del Inferno Taco – Slow Smoked Tejas Style Brisket, Shaved Red Onion, House Made Pickles and Jalapeño with Brugger’s Whiskey BBQ Sauce on a Toasted Corn Tortilla
Chica Caliente Taco – Slow Smoked Spicy Marinated Chicken Thigh, Bleu Cheese Crumbles, Local Micro Greens with Brügger’s Hot Chick Sauce on a Toasted Corn Tortilla
Barbacoa Nachos – Fresh Fried Corn Tortilla, Melted Mexican Cheese Blend, Choice of Smoked Brisket or Spicy Chicken, Shaved Red Onion, House Made Pickles and Jalapeños with Brügger’s Whiskey BBQ Sauce” [via Brügger’s Barbecüe]
Dance off the food coma to fresh bands from near and far!
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