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ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… more

Friday Nights at NOMA

Jul 3 - 3, 2015
Every Friday evening, come to the museum for activities and entertainment.… more

NASA Week to Blast…

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas will host a week of space exploration… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jul 3 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

Octavia Art Gallery -…

Jul 3 - 3, 2015
This summer, Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present new works by Cuban based… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Jul 3 - 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

Red, White, and…

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
In a most unusual salute to Independence Day, Audubon Butterfly Garden and… more

The Foundation…

Jul 3 - 3, 2015
The Foundation Gallery is thrilled to present Sea and Soil a group exhibition… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
Ashé Cultural Arts Center proudly presents the 15th Annual Maafa… more

Go 4th On The River

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
The Go 4th on the River Dueling Barges Fireworks Extravaganza is the annual… more

Saturday Farmers…

Jul 4 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

St. Bernard Salutes…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
The St. Bernard Salutes America Committee will host the 31st Annual Celebration… more

The Makeup & Martini…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
Join us for the 3rd Annual Beauty and Entertainment event The Makeup &… more

Tai Chi/Chi Kung

Jul 6 - 6, 2015
NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center offers wellness… more

LIVE BAND KARAOKE…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
Rock out on stage with Mixed Nuts as your band! All ages and free each Tuesday… more

Lydia's Purple Cloth…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
Quilting continues! We're excited to have more time to work on creations… more

Octavia Art Gallery -…

Jul 7 - 25, 2015
This summer, Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present new works by Cuban based… more

Ogden Museum Book…

Jul 7 - 7, 2015
Join us at the Book Club for  Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale… more

The Sweat Social…

Jul 7 - Dec 20, 2015
Designed for wellness travelers visiting New Orleans, the Sweat Social offers… more

Gambit’s 2015…

Jul 8 - 8, 2015
Gambit's 2015 Emerging Chefs Challenge recognizes the next generation of… more

ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… more

Get Shucking!

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Simone Rathle
703-534-8100
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Get Shucking!
Red Fish Grill Celebrates National Oyster Day with Oysters for Life Contest

August 1, 2013- Every morning, just like clockwork, a delivery of precious cargo arrives at the door of Ralph Brennan's Red Fish Grill. Sack after glorious sack, each containing 100 Gulf Coast Oysters, piled high and totaling about 7,000 to 9,000 briny mouthfuls a week, added up to the sale, in March, of the restaurant's 3-Millionth BBQ Oyster. Having kicked off its Oysters for Life contest to celebrate this milestone mollusk, Red Fish Grill is once again taking submissions to the competition this Monday, August 5, National Oyster Day, giving participants a chance savor any form of these succulent, milky treasures - for the rest of their born days!

Red Fish Grill's interactive online competition asks lovers of the restaurant's signature BBQ Oysters to "Build Your Own Next Best" Oyster Dish (BYONB.) The name of one lucky participant will be randomly drawn to receive up to one dozen free oysters, every day, any way, for LIFE! (No purchase is necessary.) Submit your dish suggestions by choosing from a specific selection of ingredients and techniques like a sprinkle of Garlic, dollop of Ranch, creamy Brie, and Bacon - Raw, Fried, Poached and much more. The world is your oyster!

Red Fish Grill's oysters are renowned in the culinary community, but none are more beloved than the flash fried BBQ Oyster dish, doused in Crystal Hot Sauce and drizzled with House-Made Blue Cheese Dressing. The Po-Boy version of this favorite has been honored two years in a row as the "Best Seafood Po-Boy" at the New Orleans Oak Street Po-Boy Festival. Keeping it all in the French Quarter family, the Louisiana oysters come from just around the corner at another local institution, P&J Oyster Company, which has been a business landmark since 1876 - and Ralph Brennan has never ceased purchase of these Gulf Coast beauties - even after the Oil Spill.

Create the next oyster legend to light up the menu at Red Fish Grill, and make it your best National Oyster Day ever. Famed food writer Larry Olmsted of Forbes.com stated, "The signature BBQ Oysters at Red Fish Grill in New Orleans are simply one of the best restaurant dishes I have ever tasted." Will yours earn the restaurant's next accolade?

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