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Food & Drink Events In New Orleans (Jan. 18 - 24, 2016)


Jan 20
Fete de Bordeaux

6:30 p.m. Wednesday
Angeline, 1032 Chartres St., (504) 308-3106;
Representatives from Bordeaux vintners including Chateau Lynch-Bages, Chateau Langoa & Leoville Barton, Chateau Figeac and Chateau La Conseillante host a tasting of recent vintages. After the tasting, the meal includes wine pairings with passed hors d'oeuvres, sassafras-glazed duckling confit, lamb leg or beef short ribs and olive oil and cornmeal cake. Call (504) 894-6529 for reservations. The meal costs $200.

Jan 21
Grand Isle craft beer dinner

7 p.m. Thursday
Grand Isle, 575 Convention Center Blvd., (504) 520-8530
Chef Ryan Haigler presents a beer dinner featuring Chandeleur Brewing Company beer and vegetables from Covey Rise Farms. The five-course meal includes barbecue shrimp salad with Freemason Golden Ale; cured venison carpaccio with Lil Smack IPA; Crawtator-crusted drum with smoked-shallot aioli and Surfside Pineapple Wheat; bourbon-braised beef cheeks with Nervous Waters Barrel Aged; and blood orange caramelized honey pie with Imperial Brown Vanilla. The meal costs $75.

Jan 25
Be a New Orleanian king cake party
7 p.m. Monday
The Theatre at St. Claude, 2240 St. Claude Ave., (504) 638-6326
Jim Fitzmorris performs his solo show about local life and lore, Be a New Orleanian: A Swearing-in Ceremony, the theater announces its 2016 season and there's a king cake reception with cakes from several area bakeries. Admission $10.

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