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Food events in New Orleans this week (Dec. 27, 2016-Jan.2, 2017)


New Year's Eve brunch
8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday
Degas House, 2306 Esplanade Ave., (504) 821-5009
The brunch menu includes crawfish etouffee omelets, bananas Foster French toast, French Creole waffles with fruit, seafood gumbo and more. One glass of Champagne or a mimosa is included. Proceeds support the Degas House Foundation. Suggested donation is $35. Gratuity is not included.

New Year's Eve dinner
5 p.m.-11 p.m. Saturday
Toups South, 1504 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 304-2147
A four-course tasting menu includes Georgia caviar with a buckwheat and farm egg crepe; Corsican-style braised lamb leg with chickpea puree, heirloom carrots and olive salad; Gulf flounder paupiettes with black garlic, stewed leeks, baby beets and verjus fumet; and strawberry and Champagne terrine with dark chocolate ganache and candied pistachio. The meal costs $85 or $125 with wine and cocktail pairings.

New Year's Eve dinner
5:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Saturday
Angeline, 1032 Chartres St., (504) 308-3106
The prixe fixe New Year's Eve menu features choices of appetizer (such as crawfish veloute with black truffle or smoked sweetbreads with red-eye gravy), entree (braised short rib with peanut romesco, roasted Texas quail with foie gras or cioppino including clams, mussels, oysters, shrimp, fish, fennel and saffron) and dessert (roasted apple fritters or dark chocolate cremeux). The meal costs $70 or $105 with wine pairings.

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