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The Best Of Fall Festivals, Bellocq's Cobblers, & More

Elizabeth Pearce sips cobblers at Bellocq, La Petite plans a blind tasting dinner, and a fall festival preview.

Inside Bellocq
Inside Bellocq
Nikki Mayeux

NOLA: Fall is all about neighborhood fessin'. Here's a look at upcoming best bets including  Bywater's Mirliton Fest on October 25 to the Oak Street Po Boy Festival on November 24. [Advocate]

UPTOWN: La Petite Grocery hosts a "A Blind Taste" dinner on November 4 to benefit WRBH Radio For The Blind.  Guests will experience a five-course dinner while blindfolded. $200/person. []

WAREHOUSE DISTRICT: Booze whisperer Elizabeth Pearce takes a trip to Bellocq for their signature sherry cobbler, a mid-19th century throwback the bar has revived with style: "The setting of Bellocq encourages this kind of unhurried exploration. Sofas and chairs are arranged in casual groupings to facilitate visiting in the muted lighting. Those desiring privacy can nestle into one of the intimate alcoves framed by beaded curtains." [Advocate]