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Five Foodie Events This Week and Beyond

08:00 July 08, 2020
By: Graham Andreae

Here are five foodie things you can do in the city right now. Whatever else might be going on, you can always turn to food for comfort and enjoyment, and these events will let you do just that. These five things will give you something to do right now that involves good food and fun, while still remaining safe.

A Taste of the Far East with Chef Susan Spicer and Sommelier Michelle Gueydan

Here's another great wine tasting for those who enjoy sophisticated cuisine. This should serve you well. Chef Spicer states, "This Wednesday's collaborative virtual food and wine pairing series between myself and Swirl Wines is going ASIATIC!" Chef Spicer said that she appreciated being able to experiment with cuisines and ingredients that are incongruous to her restaurants' menus. You'll be able to enjoy the results of her creativity. Wednesday, July 8, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., (504) 304-0635

Princess Brunch - 1st Seating

Famous brunch hot spot The Court of Two Sisters is hosting a Princess Brunch this Saturday, July 11, from 10 a.m. until noon. It includes a singalong and story time with real princesses, tiara decorating, and a princess-themed photo booth. And, of course, a three-course brunch will be provided to all attendees. 613 Royal St. 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., (504) 522-7261

Garden Cookout with Big Freedia

Big Freedia's Garden Cookout live cooking show in the Kitchen in the Garden in City Park is every Thursday this month and also Thursdays in August. You'll get a three-course meal cooked by the Queen Diva, as well as a specialty cocktail, a photo opp, and some other perks. Don't miss your chance to come and see what Big Freedia's cooking up at the New Orleans Botanical Garden. Thursdays through August 27, 5 Victory Avenue. 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m., (504) 483-9386

NOWFE Wine Dinner

Held at the famous Broussard's Restaurant, this lively event will be fun for you and your loved one. The New Orleans Wine & Food Experience (NOWFE) dinner, featuring The Prisoner Wine Company, has been rescheduled for July 22 at 6:30 p.m. If you're looking for a night out as things continue to open back up, this is your chance. The venue is able to host up to 50 people. Broussard's, 819 Conti St. Wednesday, July 22. 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., (504) 581-3866

Don't Stand So Close to Me: Greece Wine & Cheese Party

This event, hosted by Commander's Palace, includes a guided wine and cheese offering that you can either order to be delivered or pick up yourself. The basic tasting provides enough food for two with leftovers but can be increased to accommodate groups of four. Whatever your tastes, Commander's Palace invites you to join them in enjoying some great wine and cheese. 1403 Washington Ave., Wednesday, July 22. 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., (504) 899-8221

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