NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Beginning Ash Wednesday, top Chefs and restaurants in New Orleans are rolling out a variety of specialty meatless dishes catering to those observing the 46 days of Lent.
Food: Fettucine Nero with blue crab, chanterelles and vermouth cream; Royal Red Shrimp Muddy Waters with squid ink campanelle; Gulf Snapper Amandine with celery root, fregola and citrus; and King Trumpet Mushrooms with capers, garlic and bucatini.
Where: Jack Rose is located at 2031 St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans’ Garden District.
JEWEL OF THE SOUTH
Food: Crab Salad with potato bread and crab roe butter; Tokyo Turnips with Granny Smith and hollandaise; and Red Endive with crisp endive and white anchovy.
Where: Jewel of the South is located at 1026 Saint Louis Street in New Orleans’ French Quarter.
Food: Special Lent menus for lunch, brunch and dinner with specialties such as Jumbo Lump Crab Gnocchi, Gulf Fish Bouillabaisse, the Impossible Burger with gruyere and caramelized onions; and Blackened Tuna Nicoise.
Where: Copper Vine is located at 1001 Poydras Street in New Orleans’ Central Business District.
BYWATER AMERICAN BISTRO
Food: Fried Gulf Oysters with oyster gravy and jasmine rice; Spaghetti Pomodoro; Farro Risotto with Maitake mushroom and minted bread crumbs; Pickled Shrimp with celery, buttermilk and trout roe; and Steamed Red Snapperwith broccoli rabe and crystal hollandaise.
Where: Bywater American Bistro is located at 2900 Chartres Street in New Orleans.
Food: Rotating Friday specials including Crawfish Etouffee Stuffed Baked Potato; Fried Catfish Platter with Louisiana Liquid Snake Mayo, Coleslaw, chips and pickles; and a Crawfish Crabby Patty sandwich (lunch only).
Where: Toups’ Meatery is located at 845 North Carrollton Avenue in New Orleans.
Food: Snapper Pepper Pot with semolina dumplings; Marinated Shrimp with roasted jalapeno jus; Conch Croquettes; and Scialatielli with shrimp and rundown sauce.
Where: Compère Lapin is located in the Old 77 Hotel & Chandlery Hotel at 535 Tchoupitoulas Street, New Orleans.