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America, Illustrated:…

Nov 28, 2015 - Jan 05, 2016
New Orleans based M.S. Rau Antiques will pay tribute to The Saturday Evening… more

Art on the Spot

Nov 28 - 28, 2015

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Nov 28 - Dec 31, 2015
Join us for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality of People of African… more

Bayou Classic

Nov 28 - 28, 2015
The 42nd Annual Bayou Classic will take place in the Dome on Saturday, November… more

Celebration in the…

Nov 28, 2015 - Jan 03, 2016
City Park's annual holiday lighting exhibit and festival returns with one of… more

Double Dose

Nov 28 - 28, 2015
ActionActionReaction and friends keep the dance floor energized with mixes of… more

Educator Appreciation…

Nov 28 - 28, 2015
Teachers get in FREE to NOMA on this day with a valid school ID. Bring your… more

Fats Domino & Dave…

Nov 28 - Dec 27, 2015
Join us at the Carver Theater for a Music Tribute honoring Legendary Musicians… more

Florida Room: Jessica…

Nov 28 - 29, 2015
The Foundation Gallery is excited to present Florida Room by Jessica Bizer … more

Jasper Johns:…

Nov 28, 2015 - Jan 31, 2016
Prints from the Donna Perret Rosen and Benjamin M. Rosen Collection: Jasper… more

Meet the artists…

Nov 28 - 28, 2015
Some of the most talented artists behind Mardi Gras will be present at local… more

Newcomb Art Museum of…

Nov 28, 2015 - Jan 03, 2016
Join us for the  Exhibition: "A Shared Space: KAWS, Karl Wirsum,… more

Patriot, Planter,…

Nov 28, 2015 - Mar 20, 2016
NOMA will present the first exhibition to focus on the works of Pierre-Joseph… more

Saturday Farmers…

Nov 28 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more


Nov 28 - 28, 2015
Spark imagination, creativity, and a love of reading. Professional authors,… more

Taylor Scholars…

Nov 28 - 28, 2015
On Taylor Family Day at the New Orleans Museum of Art, Taylor Scholars and… more

The Historic New…

Nov 28, 2015 - Jan 09, 2016
The Historic New Orleans Collection marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane… more

The Photography of…

Nov 28, 2015 - Mar 01, 2016
The Photography of Modernist Cuisine: The Exhibition, a collection of over 50… more

Tim Youd: 100 Novels

Nov 28, 2015 - Feb 21, 2016
Los Angeles-based contemporary artist Tim Youd will visit NOMA to perform the… more


Nov 28, 2015 - Jan 10, 2016
This exhibition features work by the Japanese artist Bidou Yamaquchi. Trained… more

America, Illustrated:…

Nov 28, 2015 - Jan 05, 2016
New Orleans based M.S. Rau Antiques will pay tribute to The Saturday Evening… more

LRA "We Live to Eat" Gift Certificates Make Perfect Holiday Gifts

Media Contact:

Erica Papillion
(504) 454-2277, ext. 569

        LRA "We Live to Eat" Gift Certificates Make Perfect Holiday Gifts

METAIRIE, La.-The Louisiana Restaurant Association (LRA) "We Live to Eat" Dining Gift Certificates have proven to be a popular gift, both with businesses and individuals seeking gift ideas for employees, clients, suppliers and other associates.

LRA "We Live to Eat" Dining Gift Certificates are the perfect gift because recipients can choose where they want to dine. They are redeemable at more than 400 participating LRA member restaurants throughout the state and are processed just like cash-both for the restaurateur and the customer.

LRA "We Live to Eat" Dining Gift Certificates are available in $10, $25 and $50 denominations. They may be purchased:

  • At the LRA office, 2700 N. Arnoult Road, Metairie, LA 70002, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Closed December 23.
  • By phone, (504) 454-2277 or (800) 256-4572.
  • Online,

Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover are accepted, as well as checks and cash. The gift certificates may be picked up at the LRA office or mailed within two days after the order is received. The LRA is not liable for any lost or damaged orders. Recipients will also be provided with a list of all participating LRA member restaurants.

For more information and for a complete list of participating LRA restaurants, visit the LRA website at or call Susan Perkins at the LRA, (800) 256-4572 or (504) 454-2277.



The Louisiana Restaurant Association is one of the largest business organizations in the state, representing restaurant operations and related businesses. The restaurant industry in Louisiana is one the state's largest private employer, providing jobs to 182,200 residents. Restaurants in Louisiana are expected to generate sales of $6.2 billion in 2011.