Galatoire's expansion into a neighboring building? which was acquired back in August much to feather-ruffling of their clientele? is still a work in progress, but as Susan Langenhennig reports, Galatoire's Bar in the upstairs space of the new building (215 Bourbon) "will debut this weekend, and some well-heeled Super Bowl visitors will get their first sit-down dinner in the second-floor rooms this week." Langenhennig says Galatoire's plans to divvy up the new building will look like this:
the third floor will be a wood-paneled wine room, the second floor will be additional Galatoire's private dining space, and the first floor will be a long bar facing Bourbon Street with a separate, new restaurant behind it.
A separate, new restaurant? Dawlin, fetch mawmaw's vapors remedy. They are doing WHAT? Langenhennig reports Galatoire's hasn't divulged any details about the new restaurant, other than "it will have wood-beamed ceilings, brass and crystal chandeliers and a series of historic Louisiana maps framed on the walls." The rest of the new space has a feel that she describes as "genteel ballroom."
· Taking a peek inside Galatoire's new building, bar and restaurant[NOLA.com]
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