Bastille Day Celebration
6 p.m-10 p.m. Thursday
Arnaud's Restaurant, 813 Conti St., (504) 523-5433
The prixe fixe menu marking Bastille Day includes canapes and a Parisian spritz cocktail and a four-course meal paired with French wines. The menu features asparagus vichyssoise, chardonnay-poached grouper, braised beef short ribs with Burgundy demi-glace and cream puffs with creme chiboust. The meal costs $100.
Bastille Day Dinner
6:30 p.m. Thursday
The Grill Room, Windsor Court Hotel, 300 Gravier St., (504) 522-1992
The Grill Room celebrates Bastille Day with a Champagne reception and six-course dinner paired with French wines. The menu includes pork and foie gras terrine, sunchoke vichyssoise, salmon tartare, smoked guinea hen coq au vin, filet mignon Rossini and gateau concorde with raspberry sorbet. The dinner costs $125 plus tax and tip.
Tujague's 160th anniversary dinner
7 p.m. Thursday
Tujague's, 823 Decatur St., (504) 525-8676
Chefs Isaac Toups (Toups' Meatery), Alex Harrell (Angeline) and Marcus Woodham (Tujague's) prepare a five-course dinner to celebrate the 160th anniversary of Tujague's founding. The menu includes scallop ceviche, fried chicken livers with whipped Gorgonzola, heirloom tomato and cucumber salad, orange-glazed pork ribs and apple cobbler. There are cocktail pairings featuring Jefferson Bourbon. A portion of proceeds benefit the Southern Food & Beverage Museum. The dinner costs $110 including tax and tip.