New Orleans (June 21, 2018)

WHO: Meril (offer available in bar area only)
WHAT: Happy hour starts early for World Cup watch party; Work while you watch with complimentary Wi-Fi access
WHEN: Beginning today and every day there is a World Cup game, starting at 1 p.m., ending at 6 p.m.
WHERE: 424 Girod Street, New Orleans, LA

Starting at 1 p.m. today and every day there is a 1 p.m. World Cup game, revelers can enjoy full happy hour offerings on both food and drinks at Meril, along with complimentary Wi-Fi access as to not interfere with the work day. Guests can enjoy $5 well drinks, $5 select wines by the glass and $5 flatbreads, as part of Meril’s happy hour offerings.

Situated in the heart of the Warehouse District, Meril offers a casual ambiance, featuring a large horseshoe bar, inviting dining room and open kitchen. At the bar, guests can also order from Meril’s a la carte menu, featuring selections by Chef Will Avelar, and complemented with specialty cocktails developed by Bar Manager Miki Nikolic.

Meril is located at 424 Girod Street and is open daily at 11:30 a.m. To make a reservation or to view the entire menu, click here.

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About Meril
Located in the Warehouse District, Meril is Chef Emeril Lagasse’s newest concept and fourth restaurant in New Orleans. Meril’s casual restaurant interior is marked by a signature open style kitchen and a large bar area, featuring a varied wine selection and craft cocktails. Named after his daughter, the restaurant showcases some of Lagasse’s favorite dishes that he loves to eat, featuring everything from Vietnamese spring rolls to Spanish-style croquettes. Lagasse brings his expertise and distinguished hospitality to Meril, creating a deliciously spirited dining experience. Chef de Cuisine Will Avelar, a veteran in the Lagasse organization, brings his own unique style that complements the diverse menu. At Meril, Avelar works closely with Chef Emeril to deliver bold and flavorful offerings.

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