Halloween Happenings: Tujague’s, SoFAB and Virgin Hotel
NEW ORLEANS (press release) – In celebration of Halloween, Tujague’s will host a three-course Witches Luncheon on Friday, Oct. 29. Priced at $38 per person, excluding tax and gratuity, menu follows:
Duck & Sausage Gumbo
Louisiana Popcorn Rice
Roasted Beet Salad
Mixed Baby Greens, Red Onion, Goat Cheese,
Spiced Pecans, Creole Mustard Vinaigrette
Gulf Shrimp Simmered in a New Orleans BBQ Sauce
and Served with a Parmesan Polenta Cake
Grilled Gulf Fish
Smoked Tomato Beurre Blanc, Haricot Vert, Butter Potatoes
Garlic Crusted Airline Chicken Breast
Pan-Roasted, Baby Vegetables, Natural Reduction Sauce
Grilled Petite Filet Mignon
Sweet Onion Mashed Potatoes, Wilted Spinach, Sauce Chasseur
New Orleans Bread Pudding
Butter Rum Sauce
*Bottomless Mimosas are available for $18 per person, plus tax and gratuity
Reservations for Tujague’s Witches Luncheon are available from 11 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29, at can be made via Open Table or by calling (504) 525-8676. Costumes and/or your best broomstick are encouraged. Tujague’s is located at 429 Decatur St. in the French Quarter. www.tujaguesrestaurant.com
Halloween Boheme Brunch at Southern Food & Beverage Museum
In honor of the grand brunch tradition that started in New Orleans by Madame Begue in the 1870’s, the Southern Food & Beverage Museum (SoFAB) will finish off its celebratory Brunch Month on Saturday, Oct. 30, with Begun a festive Halloween Boheme Brunch featuring Colleen Allerton and Camille Staub of Luncheon. Priced at $60 per person, the three-coursebrunch includes tax and gratuity (excluding alcohol). Menu follows:
Louisiana Fall Vegetables
House Made Creole Cream Cheese, Gulf Shrimp,
Beet Dijon Vinaigrette, Crispy Garlic & Shallot
Smoked Brisket, Local Greens,
Creamy Root Puree, Pickled Collards
Mocha Pot de Crème, Cacao Nib Cream, Espresso Chocolate
Guests can enjoy a la carte classic brunch cocktails and punches from Eve Marie Haydel, SoFAB Board Member and Bar Director for Dooky Chase’s Restaurant. Kitchen partner is Tabasco® and Bar Sponsor is Wickles Pickles. The Halloween Boheme Brunch will take place on Saturday, Oct. 30, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Louisiana Kitchen and Gallery at the Southern Food & Beverage Museum, 1504 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard in New Orleans. For additional information and/or to purchase tickets, please visit SoFAB Brunch.
Virgin Hotels New Orleans
The recently opened Virgin Hotels New Orleans, located in The Big Easy’s Warehouse District, has put together a not-to-be-missed schedule of events for Halloween weekend. From costume parties to burlesque beauties, New Orleans locals and visitors are going to want to join in on the fun.
Friday, October 29; 9 p.m. – 12 a.m.
DJ Nice Rack at Dreamboat
Cozy up at Dreamboat located on the 13th floor at Virgin Hotels New Orleans while enjoying tunes from DJ Nice Rack, who will be spinning her eclectic cacophony of bass and breaks, bounce, and southern rap, sounds that are sure to keep the dance party going. Entry for this event is complimentary, but RSVPs are recommended. Reservations can be made HERE. 21+ only.
Saturday, October 30; 9 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Boyfriend DJ Set & Costume Party at Dreamboat
Boyfriend will be hosting a special DJ set with Halloween-themed pop-up performances at Dreamboat located on the 13th floor at Virgin Hotels New Orleans. Costumes are required. This will be a ticketed event priced at $40 per person. Tickets can be purchased HERE. 21+ only.
Sunday, October 31; Showtimes 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Vixens & Vinyls Burlesque Brunch at Commons Club
Burlesque beauties are taking over the Commons Club, Virgin Hotels New Orleans first-floor signature restaurant and bar, for a brunch to remember. Guests are invited to let their freak flag fly while they enjoy brunch with vinyl tunes and burlesque entertainment. Reservations are highly encouraged and can be made HERE.
Sunday, October 31; 9 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Khris Royal – Thriller DJ Set at Dreamboat
Celebrate Halloween night at Virgin Hotels New Orleans’ 13th floor lounge, Dreamboat, with Khris Royal and a Thriller/Michael Jackson-themed evening. Tickets are required for entry and are priced at $40 per person. Tickets can be purchased HERE. 21+ only.
Please note that in order to access any of the events, proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 PCR test are required per New Orleans city mandates.
Virgin Hotels New Orleans is located at 550 Baronne Street in New Orleans’ Warehouse District. For those who prefer to stay the weekend, hotel packages are available and may be booked HERE. www.virginhotels.com/new-orleans