Restaurant news: Summer specials and a new Drag Dinner



GW Fins' "Fins Feast" menus include dishes like salmon carpaccio. - COURTESY GW FINS
  • GW Fins' "Fins Feast" menus include dishes like salmon carpaccio.

• CellarDoor (916 Lafayette St., 504-383-5583) hosts a one year anniversary party July 14. The restaurant also will launch a series of summer happy hour deals including an all-night happy hour special on Mondays, half-off bottles and glasses of wines on Wednesdays and service industry night on Sundays, when burgers and beers will be half-off.

The anniversary party is from 9 p.m. until closing, and chef Jamielyn Arcega will prepare tuna tartare, lamb loin chops and other dishes. The bar will debut several new cocktails that week as well. 

• French Quarter seafood restaurant GW Fins (808 Bienville St., 504-581-3467) is bringing back its three-course “Fins Feast” menu starting July 5. The $37 prix-fixe menu will be on offer Sundays through Thursdays during the month of July and will feature a rotating menu of seafood dishes. Past years have included salmon carpaccio and wasabi-crusted wahoo.

The Country Club (634 Louisa St., 504-945-0742) is launching a bi-monthly Drag Dinner every second and fourth Tuesday of the month. It already hosts a long-standing drag brunch on the first and third Saturdays of the month.

Beginning at 7 p.m. July 14, the restaurant, bar and pool will offer dinner and a show hosted by Miss Nicole Lynn Fox. 

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