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Tujague's Exhibit Hits SoFAB; Compere Lapin Turns 1

Also, Emeril's Delmonico announces a new summertime happy hour.

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CENTRAL CITY - The Southern Food and Beverage Museum debuted its latest exhibit, "Tujague's: 160 Years of Tradition," which celebrates the city's second oldest restaurant with photos, awards, and memorabilia. Note: although Tujague's is the second oldest restaurant in New Orleans, it's third oldest (continuously operating) overall in the US, and is the first stand-up bar in the country. Tujague's also has ghosts and created the grasshopper, both subjects covered in the exhibit. The exhibit will be on display through October. [Eaterwire]

LGD - Enjoy Delmonico's summer happy hour from June 1-September 30. It runs seven days a week from 5-7 p.m. and offers half price wines by the glass (as well as select bottles) and cocktails. Seasonal cocktails include: the Delmonico Sangria with brandy, red wine, and seasonal fruit; Strawberry Apertivo Spritz with Oryza vodka, Casoni 1814 Apertivo, cava, and strawberry; and the Cabaret, made with blueberry and basil infused bourbon and burlesque bitters. Also 99-cent charbroiled oysters and $5 small plates including candied bacon, pancetta-wrapped dates and salmon rillettes, [Eaterwire]

WAREHOUSE DISTRICT - Chef Nina Compton's Compere Lapin is celebrating its first anniversary with a special prix fixe dinner on June 1 and an anniversary brunch on June 4. The dinner is four courses, served from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for $65. The menu includes Compere Lapin favorites cold smoked tuna tartar, curried goat with sweet potato gnocchi, hot fire chicken, and roasted banana zeppole. The brunch is a la carte, with dishes like chicken and smoked mushroom hash with poached egg; coconut French toast with pecan-rum sauce; goat Bolognese with cavatelli and ricotta; and housemade beignets with a spiced chocolate sauce. [Eaterwire]

Tujague's

429 Decatur Street, , LA 70130 (504) 525-8676 Visit Website

Compère Lapin

535 Tchoupitoulas Street, , LA 70130 (504) 599-2119 Visit Website

Emeril's Delmonico

1300 Saint Charles Avenue, , LA 70130 (504) 525-4937 Visit Website

The Southern Food and Beverage Museum

1609 Oretha C. Haley Blvd, New Orleans, Louisiana 70113 Visit Website

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