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14th Annual Satchmo…

Jul 31 - Aug 3, 2014
Celebrate our native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, at this free… more

2014 New Orleans…

Jul 31 - Aug 3, 2014
Join us for the Historic New Orleans Collection's seventh annual New Orleans… more

Entergy IMAX Theatre…

Jul 31 - Aug 21, 2014
Entergy IMAX Theatre and 3D Entertainment Distribution invite audiences on an… more

JPAS Summer Musical…

Jul 31 - Aug 3, 2014
  THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE JR., based on the zany musical that has taken… more

Le Foret - Five…

Jul 31 - 31, 2014
Wine aficionados and foodies alike can enjoy sumptuous seasonal delights with… more

Louisiana Music…

Jul 31 - 31, 2014
Listen to Voo Davis perform! more

Open Mic Night at…

Jul 31 - Aug 28, 2014
This summer, Thursday nights at Hard Rock New Orleans are open to local… more

The Historic New…

Jul 31 - Aug 3, 2014
The Historic New Orleans Collection's seventh annual New Orleans Antiques… more

Workplace Wellness…

Jul 31 - 31, 2014
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AN EVENING WITH …

Aug 1 - 1, 2014

COOLinary New…

Aug 1 - 31, 2014
It is going to be a delicious summer!  Throughout the whole month of… more

Mecha Con

Aug 1 - 3, 2014
MechaCon was conceived as a revolutionary Anime convention experience,… more

Sarah McLachlan at…

Aug 1 - 1, 2014

Satchmo Summer Fest

Aug 1 - 1, 2014
Come and enjoy live music with Leroy Jones & New Orleans Finest. more

The Saenger Theatre…

Aug 1 - 1, 2014
Join us for  multi-platinum singer and songwriter Sarah McLaughlin. She… more

The Victory Belles –…

Aug 1 - 1, 2014
Salute the USA with the Victory Belles' newest red, white and blue celebration!… more

20th Anniversary…

Aug 2 - 2, 2014
The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (CAC) announces the annual Whitney… more

Abita Springs Opry at…

Aug 2 - 30, 2014
Two bands - Three Hours - Five Saturdays First band plays approx 12 noon… more

Abita Springs Opry in…

Aug 2 - 30, 2014
Join us every Saturday in August for The Abita Springs Opry concert… more

Rolland Golden: An…

Aug 2 - 2, 2014
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14th Annual Satchmo…

Jul 31 - Aug 3, 2014
Celebrate our native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, at this free… 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/