Dishcrawl: Magazine Street 2.0
7 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday
Attendees sample signature dishes at three restaurants on the culinary tour of Magazine Street near Napoleon Avenue. Ticketholders are notified of the meeting place 48 hours before the event. Tickets $45.
Garrison Brothers whiskey dinner
6 p.m. Tuesday
Bourbon House, 144 Bourbon St., (504) 522-0111
The New Orleans Bourbon Society dinner features whiskey from Garrison Brothers, the oldest legal whiskey distillery in Texas, and dishes including smoked scallop crudo, cane syrup-braised pork belly, five spice-crusted Chappapeela Farms duck breast with peanut sauce and apple and fig crostata. The dinner costs $65 plus tax and gratuity.
Ella Brennan Lifetime Achievement in Hospitality Award Gala
6:30 p.m.-10 p.m. Thursday
National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., (504) 528-1944; www.nationalww2museum.org
The New Orleans Wine & Food Experience presents Drago and Klara Cvitanovich, founders of Drago's Seafood Restaurant, with the 2014 Ella Brennan Lifetime Achievement in Hospitality Award. There's music by the NOCCA Jazz Ensemble and food from restaurants including Arnaud's, Commander's Palace, Emeril's Restaurant, Galatoire's, Palace Cafe, Restaurant R'evolution and others. Call (504) 529-9463 for reservations. Tickets $150.