- Carrollton Market fans are going to have a field day with the latest news from the popular Uptown spot. The Market is introducing a prix fixe family-style meal, focused on a different cuisine style weekly, for about a month, starting next Wednesday, June 28. Each meal will include appetizers, entrees and deserts. Meals are $30 per adult, $10 per child. Oh, and also: brunch hours are expanding — Carrollton is now doing brunch on Thursdays and Fridays, too. [EaterWire]
- NOLA.com’s readers have spoken, and chosen their top 10 outdoor dining spots. The best choices for al fresco dining — according to readers — include Rip’s on the Lake’s expansive waterfront seating and Abita Roasting Company’s family style backyard. [NOLA.com]
- NOLA.com also recounts the rise and fall — and subsequent rise — of The Dew Drop Inn, which is being operated by the original owner’s grandson, and who hopes to bring it back to its former glory. [NOLA.com]
- This weekend — June 24th and 25th — is the NOLA Caribbean Festival at Central City BBQ. Expect a weekend full of Caribbean tunes, music, dance and culture. [EaterWire]
You Can Now Eat Brunch at Carrollton Market on Thursdays
Plus, a Caribbean-focused festival this weekend.
by Alison Baitz