NEW ORLEANS (press release) – New Orleans restaurants are getting colorful with shades of pink and are giving back this October for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Tujague’s will showcase the Pink Lady ($14) – gin, grenadine, and egg white. For every Pink Lady sold during the month of October, $1 will be donated to Krewe de Pink to help support local Breast Cancer research. Tujague’s is located at 429 Decatur Street, New Orleans www.tujaguesrestaurant.com
Throughout the month of October, Toups Meatery will feature the Sally Fields Forever cocktail, created by Head Bartender Kenny Watson. Available for $13, the specialty cocktail features a smooth blend of Cathead Honeysuckle Vodka, strawberry shrub, ginger syrup, orange blossom water and lemon juice. For every Sally Fields Forever drink sold, Toups Meatery will donate $5 to the Louisiana Hospitality Foundation with funds to be earmarked for women in the hospitality business who are battling breast cancer. Toups Meatery is located at 845 N Carrollton Avenue, New Orleans www.toupsmeatery.com
In honor of all women, for the month of October, Beverage Director Mickey Mullins created the Bower Sour ($14) – a blend of bourbon, house made hibiscus syrup, house made sour, and aquafaba. For every Bower Sour sold during the month of October, $1 will be donated to Krewe de Pink to help support local breast cancer research. The Bower is located at 1320 Magazine Street, New Orleans www.thebowernola.com
For the month of October, Birdy’s has created the Dragon Fruit Paloma ($11) – tequila, grapefruit, dragon fruit, and soda. For every cocktail sold $1 will be donated to Krewe de Pink to help support local breast cancer research. Birdy’s is located Behind the Bower- 1320 Magazine Street, New Orleans www.birdysnola.com
Chef/owner Sophina Uong has a very personal reason to GO PINK! Uong recently lost her mother to breast cancer. In honor of her mom and those afflicted with this disease, Chef Uong has created the Lina’s Donuts ($12) – cachaca, fresh lime juice, turbinado simple syrup, red beet puree, served on the rocks and garnished with slices of serrano pepper. Mister Mao will donate $2 to Krewe de Pink. Mister Mao is located at 4501 Tchoupitoulas Street, New Orleans www.mistermaonola.com