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12th Annual Saints…

Mar 28 - 29, 2015
The festival features panel discussions and master classes on literary topics… more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Mar 28 - 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

Artist Spotlight…

Mar 28 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Mar 28 - 28, 2015
We invite you to experience Ashé Cultural Arts Center's fourth annual… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Mar 28 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

Mar 28 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

Exploring SAORI:…

Mar 28 - 28, 2015
This 2-hour weaving taster with artists Nancy Rhett and Jenny Pelc will provide… more

Hogs for the Cause

Mar 28 - 28, 2015
Eighty teams of BBQ competitors, comprised of a mix of some of the region's… more

Indy Race Day at…

Mar 28 - 28, 2015
Join us for the Indy Race Day at Champions Square, featuring vintage sports… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Mar 28 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Kikuo Saito at…

Mar 28 - Apr 4, 2015
Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present a selection of works from New York… more

Kinder Garden - Play,…

Mar 28 - 28, 2015
Kinder Garden for kids ages 18 months to 5 years has moved to the last Saturday… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Mar 28 - 29, 2015
Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of a couple… more

Louisiana Crawfish…

Mar 28 - 29, 2015
Enjoy authentic Cajun cuisine such as Crawfish pie, Fried Crawfish Tall… more

M.S. Rau Antiques…

Mar 28 - May 4, 2015
Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Mar 28 - 28, 2015
Join us for live entertainment featuring Johnny Sketch & the Dirty Notes. … more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Mar 28 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

N'Kafu Traditional…

Mar 28 - 28, 2015
N'Kafu Traditional African Dance Company presents its annual concert, M'Batle… more

NOLA Food Fest

Mar 28 - 29, 2015
Sample over 50 America's hometown eats from around the country. Four blocks in… more

NOMA Egg Hunt and…

Mar 28 - 28, 2015
Mark your calendars for the NOMA Egg Hunt in the Sydney and Walda Besthoff… more

12th Annual Saints…

Mar 28 - 29, 2015
The festival features panel discussions and master classes on literary topics… 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/