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Broussard's Jumps In Friday Lunch Game; Can You Handle PJ's Pumpkin Velvet Ice?

Plus, Sucre drops The Moussical desserts, a Besh booksigning, and a new somm comes to town.

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CBD— The Windsor Court has a new sommelier Bill Burkhart, an alum of Cali and NYC restaurants Capital Grille and Michael Jordan's Steak House. The Grill Room is now offering a rotating list of vintage and rare wines by the glass thanks to its Corivan 1000 corkless system. [Eaterwire]

NOLA— All October, Sucre The Moussical is going down at local Sucre locations. The line of epic mousse desserts was created in honor of Broadway's finest—from Cats to Wicked— and will set you back $7/each. Especially on point: The Grease, which features chocolate cake, strawberry malt milkshake mousse, and a chocolate covered gum ball. [Eaterwire]

QUARTER— As of this Friday, October 9, Quarter dame and courtyard stunner Broussard's will be open for Friday lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The Empire Bar will also open at 11 a.m. Check out Chef Neal Swidler's lunch menu here. [Eaterwire]

UPTOWN— Tomorrow, October 8, John Besh will be at Billy Reid (3927 Magazine) to sign his new cookbook Besh Big Easy: 101 Home-Cooked New Orleans Recipes from 6 to 8 p.m. with small bites and sazeracs. An exclusive apron, designed by Besh and Billy Reid, will also be on sale with proceeds benefiting The John Besh Foundation. [Eaterwire]

NOLA— The cult of pumpkin spice will be happy to know that all PJ's Coffee locations are now offering a Pumpkin Velvet Ice, yes a frozen espresso drink with pumpkin and dulce de leche flavoring, garnished with whipped cream and graham cracker crumbles, avialable until October 31. A pumpkin latte is also available all month. [Eaterwire]

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