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12th Annual Saints…

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Andrew Jackson: Hero…

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Hogs for the Cause

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Eighty teams of BBQ competitors, comprised of a mix of some of the region's… more

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Jim Roche: Cultural…

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Kinder Garden - Play,…

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Le Petit Theatre…

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Louisiana Crawfish…

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Maple Leaf Bar…

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Mark Steinmetz: South

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Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

N'Kafu Traditional…

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N'Kafu Traditional African Dance Company presents its annual concert, M'Batle… more

NOLA Food Fest

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Sample over 50 America's hometown eats from around the country. Four blocks in… more

NOMA Egg Hunt and…

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12th Annual Saints…

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The festival features panel discussions and master classes on literary topics… more

Red Fish Grill- 3 Millionth BBQ Oyster to be Served Wednesday, March 20

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

RED FISH GRILL  -  3 MILLIONTH BBQ OYSTER TO BE SERVED
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2013
LUNCH, APPROXIMATELY BETWEEN 12NOON and 1:00PM
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WHAT: Ralph Brennan's Red Fish Grill, in first 100 block of Bourbon Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans, is anticipating to serve, to an unsuspecting guest, its 3 MILLIONTH BBQ OYSTER DISH at Lunch, this Wednesday, March 20, 2013.

Do the math - On an average of 3,000 to 4,000 oysters per week for 15 years - that's a lot of Louisiana oysters for one restaurant.
 
Chef Austin Kirzner and his team have it down to a science and are counting the hours and thousands of shells to shuck, season, and fry their way to the 3 Millionth BBQ Oyster. The dish will be personally delivered by celebrated restaurateur, Ralph Brennan to the lucky diner whose timing could not be more perfect. Balloons will fill the room, noisemakers and lunch goers will explode with sound, and a ceremonial offering of gratitude will be provided to the diner with a plaque, customized t-shirt, and other gifts for this momentous occasion.
 
In spirit of this milestone, Red Fish Grill has asked their online community to submit their favorite oyster recipe. At the end of the year, one of the entries will be chosen at random and the winner of which will receive FREE OYSTERS FOR LIFE. (One dozen oysters, any day, any way for the rest of that person's life.)
 
Just 15 years ago, when the doors opened at Red Fish Grill, the original menu item, BBQ Oyster drenched in Crystal Hot Sauce and drizzled with House Made Blue Cheese Dressing, battled the signature dish, Hickory Grilled Red Fish, for top billing and the people have spoken. Orders of P&J Oysters were delivered by the sack, starting at 2,000 and rapidly increasing to 4,000 per week. Once hitting the kitchen, they are dredged in Seasonal Flour and fried to a golden brown. Ralph Brennan remains loyal to the Louisiana seafood industry, and has never ceased business from P&J Oyster Company, even in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and the Gulf Oil Spill.


WHEN & WHERE:
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 between 11AM - 3PM
The 3 Millionth BBQ Oyster will be delivered to an unsuspecting guest at Lunch service
 
Red Fish Grill | 115 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70130 | 504-598-1200
 
WHO:
Ralph Brennan: Owner, President of the Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group
Austin Kirzner: Executive Chef of Red Fish Grill
Sal Sunseri: Owner of P&J Oyster Company
 
CONTACT:     
Simone Rathle, simoneink                                          Meaghan Donohoe, simoneink
Simone@simonesez.com                                            Meaghan@simonesez.com
703.534.8100 phone                                                   703.534.8102 phone
202.422.6432 cell