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GARDEN DISTRICT— On Saturday, February 8, 2014, Commander's Palace (1403 Washington Ave) will host a Piggy Bank Dinner benefitting the Southern Foodways Alliance. James Beard Award winning Chef Tory McPhail will prepare a 5-courser with selected wine pairings by Wine Guy, Dan Davis, AND Pappy Van Winkle whiskeys. Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery prez Julian Van Winkle III will lead guests through a pre-meal tasting seminar. $95/person, $85/SFA members(+ tax/gratuity). (504) 899-8221 for reservations [Eaterwire]

QUARTER— Galatoire's Mardi Gras auction is happening next Wednesday, January 29, with a champagne toast at 5:30 and the battle to reserve a table on Mardi Gay day commencing at 6:30 p.m. $50 donation/couple with $25/additional guest. Reserve a paddle at (504) 525-6022. [Eaterwire]

MID CITY— Looks like Serendipity is shuttered for good, as a tipster notes that the restaurant space is now available for lease. [Eaterwire]

QUARTER— The New Orleans Bourbon Society will host a George Dickel Tennessee Whisky dinner at Bourbon House on January 29th at 6:30 p.m. alongside brand ambassador Douglas Kragel. The dinner is $75/person (+tax/gratuity) and features five elegant courses from chef Darin Nesbit paired with Dickel whisky and even a Dickel gelato. Reservations at (504) 522-0111. [Eaterwire]

WAREHOUSE DISTRICT— Tomorrow night is the"un-fast food" and High West Distillery whiskey pairing dinner at Tivoli & Lee (936 St. Charles) and as Scott Gold notes, chef Marcus Woodham's menu— including General Tso sweetbreads, and duck cracklin' churros— is totally bonkers. $65/person, reservations here. [Gambit]

Commander's Palace [Photo: Nikki Mayeux]


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Commander's Palace

1403 Washington Avenue, , LA 70130 (504) 899-8221 Visit Website