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Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Mar 26 - 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

Artist Spotlight…

Mar 26 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

CrimeStoppers Luncheon

Mar 26 - 26, 2015
Crimestoppers GNO will have its 30th annual awards luncheon and pledge drive at… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Mar 26 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

Mar 26 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Mar 26 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Kikuo Saito at…

Mar 26 - Apr 4, 2015
Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present a selection of works from New York… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Mar 26 - 29, 2015
Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of a couple… more

Louisiana Crawfish…

Mar 26 - 29, 2015
Enjoy authentic Cajun cuisine such as Crawfish pie, Fried Crawfish Tall… more

Ogden After Hours…

Mar 26 - 26, 2015
Join us for Ogden After Hours for Sarah McCoy. more

Tennessee…

Mar 26 - 29, 2015
A stellar group of literary, theater and musical talent will gather for the… more

Tennessee Williams:…

Mar 26 - May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The Columns Hotel…

Mar 26 - 26, 2015
The Historical Columns Hotel with its "sophiscicated atmosphere" and… more

The New Orleans…

Mar 26 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

The Trio feat. Johnny…

Mar 26 - 26, 2015
Join us for The Trio feat. Johnny Vidacovich & special guests. … more

12th Annual Saints…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
The festival features panel discussions and master classes on literary topics… more

America's Hometown…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
In the adventuresome spirit of the weekend's FoodFest, it will bring the best… more

Hogs for the Cause

Mar 27 - 28, 2015
Eighty teams of BBQ competitors, comprised of a mix of some of the region's… more

Lauren Sturm - Bayou…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Performs solo acoustic piano. more

Lauren Sturm - Bayou…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Performs solo acoustic piano. more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Mar 26 - 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

New Orleans: A Food Biography and Dinner at Dijon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dijon Partners with Southern Food and Beverage Museum to Host a Special Dinner

A portion of the proceeds to benefit SoFAB


New Orleans cuisine has been influenced by a multitude of different ethnicities, which has lead to the creation of one of the most distinctive and exciting food cultures worldwide. On Sunday, March 10, Dijon (located at 1379 Annunciation St. in the Lower Garden District), in conjunction with Southern Food & Beverage Museum, will host a unique event entitled "New Orleans: A Food Biography and Dinner at Dijon." The dinner will showcase some of the flavors, spices and cooking techniques brought to New Orleans by early settlers, which have played a pivotal role in shaping New Orleans' culinary identity.

In addition to the special menu crafted by Executive Chef Daniel Causgrove of Dijon, Liz Williams, President and Director of SoFAB, will present a lecture on her new book "New Orleans: A Food Biography." All-inclusive cost for the lecture/cocktail hour with passed hor d'ouevres and four-course, seated dinner is $90 per person or $120 per person with suggested wine pairings.  A portion of the proceeds from the evening will be donated to the museum. Seating is limited and advanced reservations are highly recommended by calling (504) 522-4712 or visitingdijonnola.com.

The event will begin at 6 pm with the lecture by Williams, featured St. Germaine cocktails including the St. Honore ‘75 and the Traditional Elderfashioned, and passed hor d'oeuvres during the reception. Chef Causgrove's special menu will follow the reception and will highlight African, French, German, Italian, Native American, and Spanish influenced dishes as described below.

New Orleans: A Food Biography and Dinner at Dijon

Bread - Germany

Country Sourdough

Hors D'ouevre - Spain

Tasso Ham and Potato Croquette with Smoked Paprika Aioli

Served with St. Honore '75 and Traditional Elderfashioned Cocktails
 
First Course - Native American

Roasted Oysters with Cream-less Creamed Corn, Pole Beans, Squash, Jalapeno
 
Optional wine pairing: 2010 Domaine de la Pepiere Muscadet (Loire Valley, France)
 
Second Course - African

Chicken, Okra and Boiled Peanut Soup with Brown Rice, Mustard Greens

Optional wine pairing: 2010 Jean Marc Brocard "Vau de Vey" 1er Crus Chablis (Chablis, France)
 
Third Course - French

Stewed Rabbit Cush with Shaved onion, Mizuna, Cane Vinaigrette

Optional wine pairing: 2008 Moises "Holmes Hill" Pinot Noir (Willamette Valley, Oregon)
 
Fourth - Italian

Trio of "Snoballs" - Strawberry, Sassafras Root, Lemon

Optional wine pairing: NV Vincenzo Toffoli Brut Prosecco di Conegliano- Valdobbiadene DOCG (Veneto, Italy)