For many happy “frydays,” here’s a handy list of all the Lenten fish frys going on around town. Most take place on Fridays, but check the dates to make sure. [WWL-TV]
Through a dedicated fund created by NOMA and funded by members of the New Orleans community to honor Leah Chase, NOMA has “acquired a group of new works by emerging and underrepresented contemporary artists that honor Chase’s lifelong commitment to art and culture of the South, and strong legacy of political activism and engagement.” New at NOMA: Recent Acquisitions in Modern and Contemporary Art is on view from March 10 – October 1, 2017. Chase will cater the opening reception on March 9 from 5:30-7 pm.
The Amazing Grapes Wine Auction will be held at the Hermann-Grima House at 820 Chartres Street. The event features a wine tasting from Bizou Wines, a buffet by Broussard’s Restaurant, and an auction. Tickets start at $100.
“Isaac Toups Wrestles an Alligator” at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum was the title of a recent email from the Southern Food and Beverage Museum. On Saturday, March 11, 2-4 pm, Isaac Toups presents a cooking demonstration and tasting of beer-battered fried alligator with pimiento aioli and coleslaw. The event will feature also feature a Coastal Restoration Update with Restore the Mississippi River Delta.
Chef-partners at Ace Hotel New Orleans and Josephine Estelle, Andy Ticer and Michael Hudman, are bringing a little bit of their hometown to New Orleans with a special one-night-only five-course dinner served in partnership with Wiseacre Beer. Tickets are $70 per person and include a welcome toast, passed snacks, dinner with beer pairings and a dessert after-party in our music venue, Three Keys, set to the sounds of Memphis' DJ Pressure World.
The Todd Price Taste Club is back! First order of business is a fancy fish fry at Angeline on Tuesday, March 14. Cocktails are poured at 6 pm, with dinner starting at 7 pm. Tickets are $60.