Hudson Whiskey Dinner
6:30 p.m. Wednesday
Bourbon House, 144 Bourbon St., (504) 522-0111
Hudson Whiskey founder Ralph Erenzo attends a dinner featuring samples of Hudson Baby Bourbon, Maple Cask, Manhattan Rye, Single Malt and Four Grain Bourbon. The menu includes pickled shrimp with chicory greens and mirliton, smoked duck with roasted mushrooms and sweet potato sausage, pan-roasted Gulf fish with pomegranate gastrique and apple pie with cheddar profiteroles and bourbon caramel. Tickets $75 plus $5.64 fee.
Kosta Browne Wine Dinner
7 p.m. Wednesday
Restaurant R'evolution, 777 Bienville St., (504) 553-2277
The six-course dinner features chardonnay and pinot noir wines from Kosta Browne winery in Sonoma County, California. The menu includes compressed apple with Marcona almonds, bone broth with marrow dumplings, olive-braised monkfish with sauce piquante, white truffle rice and gravy, smoked duck with duck presse sauce and banoffee pie. Tickets $250.
Boudin, Bourbon & Beer
6 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Friday
Champions Square, Lasalle Street
The Emeril Lagasse Foundation fundraiser features food from more than 60 New Orleans and visiting chefs, Abita beer, Buffalo Trace bourbon cocktails and music by Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats and others. Participating chefs include Carey Bringle of Peg Leg Porker in Nashville, Tennessee and locals Frank Brigtsen, Nina Compton, John Folse, Adolfo Garcia, Michael Gulotta, Tariq Hanna, Phillip Lopez, Tory McPhail, Slade Rushing, Isaac Toups, Nathanial Zimet and others. Tickets $99 plus fees.