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Dillard University to…

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
MC Lyte will spend an evening discussing her new release "Dear John"… more

Funk Monkey featuring…

Sep 17 - 24, 2014
Join us for Funk Monkey featuring members of Bonerama. more

Grammy Award-winning…

Sep 17 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 17 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Lakefront Arena…

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
Demi Lovato's World Tour makes a stop at the Lakefront Arena - this will be one… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 17 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

New Orleans Fringe…

Sep 17 - Oct 15, 2014
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Pat O'Brien's Halfway…

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
The Leprechauns will make a mid-year appearance this year when Pat O'Brien's… more

The Victory Belles…

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

The Victory Belles…

Sep 17 - Nov 19, 2014
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

The Victory Belles…

Sep 17, 2014 - Jun 24, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

Tom Gibbs presents…

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
Historian Tom Gibbs will examine the Battle of Peleliu and the toll it took on… more

True Colors Exhibition

Sep 17 - 18, 2014
This exhibition aims to represent people of all sexualities, genders, races and… more

White Glove Wednesdays

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack in World… more

American Theater…

Sep 18 - 21, 2014
American Theatre Project of New Orleans (ATPNO) returns to Dillard University's… more

Dillard’s 2014 Brain…

Sep 18 - 18, 2014
Dillard University's 2014 Brain Food Lecture Series promises to serve up a… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 18 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 18 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Jazz in the Park

Sep 18 - Oct 30, 2014
Jazz in the Park returns for nine straight weeks this fall,  with a… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Sep 18 - 20, 2014
Just a week later, the popular Broadway comedy "Vanya and Sonia and Masha… more

Dillard University to…

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
MC Lyte will spend an evening discussing her new release "Dear John"… more

MUSICIAN-INSPIRED COCKTAILS AT PHIL’S GRILL

For immediate release:

Media contacts: 

Lauren Busch
lauren@brustmancarrinopr.com  

Ashley Abed
ashley@brustmancarrinopr.com

Brustman Carrino Public Relations 
(305) 573-0658

MUSICIAN-INSPIRED COCKTAILS AT PHIL'S GRILL
Hand-Crafted Libations Pay Homage to New Orleans' Music Legends

 

When restaurateur Phil de Gruy opened his award-winning burger restaurant in New Orleans' Warehouse District in December 2013, he set out to bring downtown locals and visitors great food, drinks and a piece of history.  Housed in an historic building on Camp between Julia and Girod Streets, the restaurant space was once home to recording icon Cosimo Matassa's studio, where he captured the sound of legends like Fats Domino, Professor Longhair, Allen Toussaint, Clarence "Frogman" Henry, Dixie Cups and Dr. John, among others.  In honor of the musical greats that recorded there, Phil's Grill has introduced an array of signature musician-inspired cocktails.

Under the auspices of resident cocktail-guru Rory Gonlag, guests can enjoy innovative twists on classics such as the FAT MAN -  bacon-infused vodka, Worcestershire, hot sauce, tomato juice, olives, lime and spicy beans; COSIMO - Ketel One Citron, fresh squeezed cranberry and lime juices and muddled strawberries; and DIXIE CUP  - Pimm's Liqueur, cucumber, lime, orange and fresh squeezed lemonade, garnished with mint.  Even non-bourbon drinkers will fall in love with the TOUSSAINT TCHOUP, a savory-sweet concoction featuring Makers Mark and fresh squeezed apple juice, balanced by the smoky-saltiness of a pecan-wood bacon strip, finished with a cherry garnish.  Imbibers looking for a light, refreshing alternative will enjoy the FESSOR - Cruzan Rum, muddled strawberries and blueberries, mint, soda and lime.  Phil's Grill also offers a variety of specialty beers, available on tap, as well as a full bar featuring premium liquor.

Guests can complement their cocktails with tasty snacks such as fried pickle chips; fresh-cut potato skins; crispy onion strings; zucchini fries and more.  Hungry? Phil's Grill offers over a million possible combinations of burgers, toppings, sauces, greens and buns. Diners can pick from 100% Angus Beef; Portobello Mushroom; Turkey; Grilled Chicken; Veggie, Tuna, Bison, Alligator or premium burgers such as the Phillet - 100% ground filet mignon  or Fat City Burger (Angus stuffed with American cheese and deep fried); Lagniappe (ground Angus and Hot Sausage); and Zapp's® Crusted Chicken Breast.  Specialty shakes, floats and sides round out the menu.

Phil's Grill is located at 748 Camp Street in New Orleans and serves lunch and dinner Sunday - Thursday, 11am to 10pm; Friday and Saturday, 11am to 11pm.  Street and municipal parking available. Telephone: 504.309.7702  
http://www.phils-grill.com/   Recipes and images available upon request.

About Phil's Grill
In 2007 restaurateur Phil de Gruy opened the first Phil's Grill in Metairie, Louisiana and in Harahan in 2010.  Since then Phil's Grill has been recognized for five consecutive years as "Best Burger in the Big Easy" by Where Y'at Magazine; "Top 5 Burgers" by Times-Picayune; and one of the three "Best Burgers" in Gambit Weekly's "Best of New Orleans 2013."  De Gruy is active in the local community with PHILanthrophy, his charitable organization that benefits various organizations in Louisiana including The Miracle League, Special Olympics, Audubon Institute and others. Phil's Grill locations include 3020 Severn Avenue in Metairie; 1640 Hickory Avenue in Harahan; and the newest location at 748 Camp Street in New Orleans.  http://www.phils-grill.com/