Courting Casual Diners The Court of Two Sisters, 613 Royal St., 522-7261; Court Tavern Po-Boys, 614 Bourbon St., courtoftwosisters.com
Locals know The Court of Two Sisters for its daily jazz brunch buffet, but the restaurant also offers a casual dining experience at Court Tavern Po-Boys on Bourbon Street. Customers can choose from a variety of poor boys and sandwiches including popular roast beef with gravy, hot sausage, barbeque pulled pork and muffulettas. The restaurant also offers traditional Louisiana dishes such as jambalaya, seafood gumbo, red beans and rice and boudin.
– Samantha Hyde
BASTILLE BASH Bayona, 430 Dauphine St., 525-4455, bayona.com
Since its opening in 1990, Susan Spicer’s Bayona has catapulted her into celebrity status. The James Beard Award-winning chef was named New Orleans Magazine Chef of the Year 2010. This month, the restaurant is celebrating two special occasions. On July 6, a special four-course wine dinner featuring the foods of Vietnam will be available for $88. To celebrate Bastille Day, customers can bring their own wine July 12-14 to pair with the restaurant’s Mediterranean, Far East, North Africa, France, Italy and United States-inspired food.
ONLINE WINNING BLEND PJ’s Coffee, various Locations, pjscoffee.com
Local coffee chain PJ’s Coffee celebrates the summer season by introducing its newest creation, Southern Wedding Cake Blend Coffee at all participating locations. Last summer, its Facebook followers selected the almond, hazelnut and crème blend after an online vote. Available as gourmet hot coffee or an iced variety, the summer blend is only available for eight weeks. PJ’s Coffee has been serving the New Orleans community for more than two decades and is considered a favorite among New Orleans Magazine readers by being voted one of the top coffee houses the past three years in the annual “Tops of the Town” readers’ survey.