Sept 2 & 4
Hidden Treasures: Restaurant Edition
6 p.m. & 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday
Old U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave., (504) 568-6993
Friends of the Cabildo offer guided tours of the Louisiana State Museum's collection of menus, cookbooks and items from local restaurants. Reservations required. Call (504) 523-3939. Tickets $20, $15 Friends of the Cabildo members.
We Live to Eat preview
6 p.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday
The Chicory, 610 S. Peters St.
The preview event features dishes available during the Louisiana Restaurant Association's We Live to Eat Week (Sept. 8-14), when more than 50 participating restaurants offer two-course lunch and three-course dinner deals. The preview includes beers from NOLA Brewing and Stella Artois and wine. Tickets $25.
6:30 p.m. Friday
Cafe NOMA, New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins C. Diboll Circle, (504) 482-1264
Red Fish Grill's chef Austin Kirzner talks about links between the pressed Cuban and Louisiana sandwiches. Free admission.