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Huey P. Bday Bashes, Cheese Pairing Dinner at Ste. Marie

QUARTER? Kingfish restaurant will celebrate Huey P. Long's birthday, August 30, with an extended happy hour from 2:30-9:30, a secondline lead by chef Greg Sonnier and Spud McConnell at $:30, and a Huey P. lookalike contest at 6 p.m. It will be all sorts of craziness, with some food and Ramos Gin Fizz freebies too. Seersucker encouraged. []

CBD? Meanwhile, Huey P. lookalike Spud McConnell will also hop over to the Blue Room at Roosevelt afterward for a 7:30 p.m. performance of "The Kingfish," his one-man depiction of the life and times of the famed governor. Doors at 6:30, $65/ticket. [Eaterwire]

CBD? Thursday night, August 22 at 7:30 p.m., Ste. Marie (along with St. James Cheese Co.) is hosting a 5-course Point Reyes cheese pairing dinner, also featuring Murf Reeve's craft cocktails. The dinner is $75/person all inclusive. Call (504) 304-6988 for reservations. Ste. Marie is located at 930 Poydras. [Eaterwire]

UPTOWN? Dominique's on Magazine will begin their new Wednesday "Wines with Latitude" happy hours from 5 to 7 p.m., with artisan wines by the glass for $5 each, starting tomorrow, August 21. [EaterWire]

MID CITY? The TP reports that The Pearl in the American Can Building is hosting a FREE wine tasting festival all week long from 5-7 p.m. with loads of freebies, live music, and more. The TP also has more booze news and specials happening at Criollo, Chophouse, Loa, Purloo and more this week. []

Greg Sonnier at Kingfish [Photo: Josh Brasted]

Dominique's on Magazine

4213 Magazine Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70115 (504) 891-9282


337 Chartres Street, , LA 70130 (504) 598-5005 Visit Website

St. James Cheese Company

5004 Prytania Street, New Orleans, LA 70115 504 899 4737 Visit Website