Pin It
Favorite

Food and drink events in New Orleans this week (Oct. 10-16, 2017) 

Paradigm Gardens concert series, Andouille Festival, Chocolate-covered bugs

Oct 10
Paradigm Gardens Concert Series

6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday
Paradigm Gardens, 1131 S. Rampart St., (504) 344-9474
www.paradigmgardensnola.com
The Maggie Bell Band performs and there's food by chefs from Coquette, Ancora Pizzeria & Salumeria, Maypop and Coutelier NOLA. Two Girls One Shuck serves oysters. Courtyard Brewery provides beer and there are Cathead Vodka cocktails. Tickets $60 plus $4.29 fee.

Oct 13-15
Andouille Festival

6 p.m.-midnight Friday; 11 a.m.-midnight Saturday; 1 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday St. John Community Center, 2900 Highway 51, LaPlace, (985) 652-9569
www.andouillefestival.com
Andouille is the focus of a gumbo cookoff, a sausage-eating contest and many dishes from food vendors. The music lineup includes Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band, Dwayne Dopsie and The Zydeco Hellraisers, The Chee-Weez, Catch 22, DJ Captain Charles and others. There's also a second line parade with Mardi Gras Indians, a pageant, a kids' tent, craft vendors and more. Admission $3, $1 for children ages 3 to 12.

Oct 14
Chocolate-Covered Insect Day

10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday
Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, 425 Canal St., (504) 524-2847
www.audubonsintitute.org/chocolate-covered-insect-day
The Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium's Bug Appetit cafe serves treats including "chocolate chirp" cookies, tarsal toffee and campfire fudge and there's a chocolate fountain. The menu includes grasshoppers, wax worms and more. Free with regular museum admission: $22.95 adults, $19.95 seniors, $17.95 children.

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Pin It
Favorite
Submit an event Jump to date

Latest in New Orleans Event Previews

Spotlight Events

  • Miss Bennett: Christmas at Pemberley @ Loyola University New Orleans, Marquette Theatre, Marquette Hall
    6363 St. Charles Ave. http://www.montage.loyno.edu

    • Thursdays-Sundays. Continues through Dec. 23
  • Gulf Coast Slaughter Fest @ Santos Bar
    1135 Decatur St.

    • Fri., Dec. 15, Sat., Dec. 16 and Sun., Dec. 17
    • Comments (1)
  • Anders Osborne's Holiday Spectacular feat. Andrew Duhon, Walter "Wolfman" Washington, Mike Dillon, Ivan Neville, Rickie Lee Jones @ Tipitina's
    501 Napoleon Ave. http://www.tipitinas.com

    • Fri., Dec. 15, 10 p.m. and Sat., Dec. 16, 10 p.m.
  • Steel Poinsettias @ Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts
    325 Minor St., Kenner http://www.rivertowntheaters.com

    • Fri., Dec. 15, 8 p.m., Sat., Dec. 16, 8 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 17, 3 p.m.
    • 1 going/interested
  • Close Me Out @ Hi-Ho Lounge
    2239 St. Claude Ave. http://www.hiholounge.net

    • First Saturday of every month

© 2017 Gambit
Powered by Foundation