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NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANTS OFFER LENT SPECIALS
Those abstaining during Lent will find an array of dining options at GG's Dine-O-Rama, where Chef/Co-owner Dave Gotter will rotate a variety of seafood specials throughout the season. Guests can enjoy a large selection of dishes including Shrimp & Crawfish Enchiladas; a Seared Scallops Salad; Fish Tacos; and a panko-crusted Catfish Club. Innovative takes on seafood Po-boys will also be on offer, including the Uptown Shrimp Po-boy - lightly dusted and fried jumbo shrimp, house-made dill remoulade, roasted tomatoes, shaved red onion, pickles and arugula on toasted French bread and a Smothered Pearl Oyster Po-boy - flash fried oysters, cheddar mayo, sliced pickles and an ancho-honey slaw on toasted French bread. Lent specials will rotate daily and are available through Easter Sunday. GG's Dine-O-Rama is located at 3100 Magazine at 8th Street in New Orleans. Lunch and Dinner is served daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; Breakfast is served from 8 a.m. to noon and lunch is served from noon to 5 p.m. every Saturday; Brunch is served every Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Street and municipal parking available. Phone: 504-373-6579 http://www.ggsneworleans.com/.
While Phil's Grill is certainly known for its award-winning burgers, owner Phil de Gruy and Executive Chef Justin Jones are giving observant diners reason to eat out. Specialty Lenten dishes, available Ash Wednesday through Easter Sunday, include Ahi Tuna with Garden Vegetables - delightfully seasoned and grilled Ahi Tuna with an array of market veggies; and Zapp'd Catfish - Zapp's crusted catfish fillet served on French bread with house-made tartar sauce, pickles, lettuce and tomato. Both dishes are available for $10.99 and include a side dish such as grilled corn on the cob, sweet potato fries, steamed veggies or spicy potato salad. Certified by Ochsner Hospital and Elmwood Fitness Center as an official Eat Fit NOLA restaurant, Phil's Grill also offers plenty of gluten free and other smart menu options that are perfect for a Lent diet, including Burger Swaps - grilled tuna, veggie burger, and grilled portobello mushroom, served on whole grain bun or iceberg lettuce bun, with side of grilled or steamed veggies. Phil's Grill Lent Specials are available Ash Wednesday through Easter Sunday at all three outposts of Phil's Grill: 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/