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28th Annual…

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
Join us for the 28th Annual Mid Summer Mardi Gras. Presented by the Krewe of… more

Abita Springs Opry at…

Aug 23 - 30, 2014
Two bands - Three Hours - Five Saturdays First band plays approx 12 noon… more

Abita Springs Opry in…

Aug 23 - 30, 2014
Join us every Saturday in August for The Abita Springs Opry concert… more

Blazin10 Presents A…

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
Join us for a Trunk Show Featuring Kano Branon - (Designer & Stylist of… more

Brewsiana - Craft…

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
Cheers to the best of South Louisianas brews, bands, and bites. BREWS: 21… more

Champions Square…

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
Jake Owen is coming to Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square  for his… more

COOLinary New…

Aug 23 - 31, 2014
It is going to be a delicious summer!  Throughout the whole month of… more

Crescent City Lights…

Aug 23 - 24, 2014
The Crescent City Lights Youth Theater summer season (in partnership with… more

Crosby, Stills & Nash

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash unite as "three… more

Filthy Linen Night

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
Come down and Support Frenchmen Art and Businessfor Filthy Linen Night! This… more

Free Kinder Garden at…

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

HOUSE OF BLUES HOSTS…

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
House of Blues New Orleans announces the 1st annual Brewsiana - Craft Beer and… more

Mark of the Feminine

Aug 23 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

Production Assistant…

Aug 23 - 24, 2014
PA Bootcamp is back. NOVAC along with the Mayor's Office of Cultural Economy,… more

Swingin' at the…

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
A sizzling new show by The National WWII Museum's own Victory Big Band!… more

The Color Run

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
Get ready, 2014 Kaleidoscope Tour is headed to New Orleans. The Color Run, also… more

True Colors Exhibition

Aug 23 - 29, 2014
This exhibition aims to represent people of all sexualities, genders, races and… more

Adults/Swim Rooftop…

Aug 24 - 24, 2014
Summer is winding down and Adults/Swim is going out with a bang with the last… more

Kirk Franklin…

Aug 24 - 24, 2014
Celebrate Sunday morning with brunch featuring the explosive energy of live… more

Strut + Swim Poolside…

Aug 24 - 24, 2014
Fashion Week New Orleans presents the last Strut + Swim fashion show of the… more

28th Annual…

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
Join us for the 28th Annual Mid Summer Mardi Gras. Presented by the Krewe of… more

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANTS OFFER LENT SPECIALS

 

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NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANTS OFFER LENT SPECIALS

GG'S DINE-O-RAMA

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/.

 

PHIL'S GRILL

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/