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French 75 Adds Friday Happy Hour & Caribbean Room Debuts Brunch This Week

This week’s top dining news

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QUARTER— Arnaud’s French 75 Bar will open early on Fridays for happy hour starting September 9, with half-off wines by the glass and $5 featured cocktails from Chris Hannah from 3 to 5:30 p.m. [Eaterwire]

UPTOWN— New Orleans’ cake powerhouse Beth Biundo Sweets has just debuted its new fall menu of baked goods, including a port roasted pear upside down cake. Behold the menu. [Eaterwire]

NOLA— Local food truck fave Diva Dawg is competing in the Thomas’ Breakfast Battle, in hopes of creating the ultimate English muffin breakfast. Voting starts on September 12 at ThomasBreakfastBattle.com. [Eaterwire]

QUARTER— Todd Price reports that Trinity has just added a late night happy hour on Thursdays at 10 p.m. and Fri-Sat from 11 p.m. to close with food and drink in the $3 to $8 range. The restaurant also does an afternoon happy hour, Mon-Fri 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. [NOLA.com]

GARDEN DISTRICT— Price also reports that gorgeous Besh Group nostalgia-play Caribbean Room adds Friday lunch and Sunday brunch this week. Lunch debuts on September 9 (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.) and brunch on September 11 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.). Expect classic dishes from the dinner menu and more. And yes, jackets are still required. [NOLA.com]

CBD— The Mercedes-Benz Superdome has a lot more healthy dining options this year, Ann Maloney reports. There’s even a kale salad. [NOLA.com]

EXPANSIONS— PJ’s Coffee has just expanded to Vietnam. [Eaterwire]

UPTOWN— Martin Wine Cellar will offer 25% off select wines from September 8-11 including Les Hauts De Smith Rose 2015, Lander Jenkins Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 and more along with discounted bourbons, rye, and blended whiskeys. [Eaterwire]

French 75

813 Bienville St, , LA 70112 (504) 523-5433 Visit Website

The Caribbean Room

2031 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130 (504) 323-1500

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