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More than 60 Restaurants at French Quarter Festival

Submitted by on February 18, 2019 – 8:07 amNo Comment

French Quarter Festival, New Orleans, LouisianaThe 36th annual French Quarter Festivals, Inc. (FQFI) takes place April 11 through 14, 2019. in (where else?) New Orleans, Louisiana.

Billed as the world’s largest showcase of Louisiana music, food, and culture, the French Quarter Festival will bring regional cuisine from more than 60 local restaurants, 1,700+ Louisiana musicians on 23 stages, and special events that showcase New Orleans’ diverse culture.

“Our mission is to promote New Orleans’ culture and heritage, and this year we have more ways to achieve it,” said Emily Madero, President & CEO of FQFI. “Our Chevron Evening Concert Series will showcase more genres with artists like George Porter, Jr., and a new stage on the Moonwalk will expand riverfront entertainment. If you’re looking for a VIP experience, our membership program, Fest Family, now includes single day options and gives attendees a way to directly support our free event!”

New Orleans is known for its diverse culture and heritage. French Quarter Festival’s Culinary Lineup offers attendees the opportunity to sample the “can’t-miss” dishes in the city, such as Cochon de Lait Po-boys, Crabmeat-stuffed Chargrilled Oysters, and Baked Alaska, as well as contemporary and fresh healthy choices.

This year FQFI welcomes culinary debuts Café Maspero, Landry’s Seafood, Messina’s at the Terminal, Morrow’s, New Orleans School of Cooking, Sweet Handkraft, and We Dat’s Chicken and Shrimp. In addition to the debuts, returning favorites include Antoine’s, Café Dauphine, Dickie Brennan’s Steakhouse, GW Fins, and Tujague’s.

Abita Beer, a local brewing company, will offer favorites including Amber, The Boot (a Louisiana exclusive), Strawberry, and Purple Haze. Other beverage debuts include Sonoma-Cutrer Rosé, Korbel Brut Rosé, and Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Rye. Bubly will also return as a non-alcoholic option with new flavors. The complete culinary lineup is available online.

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