HAPPIEST HOUR—The Fountain Lounge at The Roosevelt New Orleans is introducing a new whole-week happy hour to celebrate its 125th anniversary. Mondays bring the re-introduction of Carl’s Fried Chicken and traditional sides; Tuesdays through Thursdays from 5:30pm until 7 is a DIY cocktail station, where folks can make their own cocktails with Tito’s Vodka and various accoutrements like fresh fruits and herbs.
THE SHUTTER—The brunch arm of Spotted Cat Music Club closed late last week reports The Advocate. The morning meal restaurant opened in 2017 at 2372 St. Claude Ave., while the original Spotted Cat opened in 2000. [THE ADVOCATE]
AWARDS—Tell us something we didn’t know — Trip Advisor has released lists of major food cities — and New Orleans has made two of the lists, reports The Advocate. NOLA is ranked as the #5 best food city in the world; it also made the list for top foodie vacations. [THE ADVOCATE]