COOLinary New Orleans:
Once again, famous New Orleans restaurants are offering specially priced summer menus, to cool down your wallet while warming up your appetite. Most lunches on this menu are $25.00 or less, and dinners are generally about $35.00. COOLinary New Orleans happens the entire month of August. This is a great chance to enjoy great New Orleans cuisine on a budget.
Restaurants all over town participate in this event. There are restaurants in the French Quarter, Uptown, the Warehouse/Arts District, Mid-City an more. The cuisine is as varied as the venues. There are French, Creole, American, Bistros, Cajun, Contemporary, Continental, Indian, International, Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood and Steak restaurants that participate.
A Sample Dinner Menu:
The Pelican Club has a $35 dinner menu that has PORK AND SHRIMP EGG ROLLS, CORN AND CRAB BISQUE, PELICAN CLUB BAKED OYSTERS, more for a first courst. The Entree choices inculde 7 OZ FILET MIGNON WITH CRABMEAT AND SHRIMP CAKE, SEARED SALMON, LOBSTER, CRISPY PARMESAN CHICKEN BREAST PAILLARD, PANEED GULF FISH WITH JUMBO LUMP CRABMEAT, Dessert is also included. Some of those choices are, WHITE CHOCOLATE BREAD PUDDING, VANILLA BEAN AND BRANDY BREME BRULEE, RASPBERRY SORBET WITH BERRIES
A Lunch Menu:
The Palace Cafe' offers a "Temperature Lunch Menu". You can get Soup or Salad and the Chef's Entree of the Day for the high temperature. So, if it's 90 degrees outside, the price is $9.00. Now that's a deal!