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New Orleans CVB

NEW ORLEANS-July 16, 2015-The New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) has announced the line-up of world-class restaurants for its eleventh annual COOLinary New Orleans Restaurant Month, offering special two- and three-course lunch menus for $20 or less and three-course dinner menus for $39 or less, available August 1-31, 2015. New to the program this year are brunch menus offering three-course meals for $39 or less.

The event highlights the renowned and authentic cuisine of New Orleans and its culinary community. COOLinary New Orleans, along with New Orleans CVB's Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown campaign, has become a staple calendar event for locals and visitors alike for a decade.

"New Orleans is consistently recognized for its culinary excellence, and COOLinary New Orleans invites both locals and visitors to sample world-class cuisine at some of the most historic and prestigious restaurants in the city. With menus representative of our unique food culture, COOLinary allows locals and visitors to get a true taste of the city," said Kim Priez, Senior Vice President of Tourism for the New Orleans CVB.

This year's COOLinary New Orleans restaurants include: American Sector, Antoine's, Arnaud's, Besh Steak, Bistreaux, Bombay Club, Bourbon House, Brigtsen's, Broussard's, Café Adelaide, Café Degas, Café Giovanni, Capdeville, Carrolton Market, Charcoal's Gourmet Burger Bar, Charlie's Steak House, Chateau du Lac Bistro, Commander's Palace, Court of Two Sisters, Crazy Lobster, Criollo, Crossroads at the House of Blues, Desire Oyster Bar, Dick & Jenny's, Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse, Feelings Café, Foundation Room at the House of Blues, Fountain Lounge, Fulton Street Bistro Bar, Galatoire's, Galatoire's 33 Bar and Steak, GG's Dine-O-Rama, Grill Room, GW Fins, Irish House, Johnny Sanchez, Kingfish, K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen, La Provence, LMNO, Lüke, M Bistro, Martin's Wine Cellar, Mat & Naddie's, The Melting Pot, Mizado Cocina, Morton's The Steakhouse, Mr. B's Bistro, Muriel's, New Orleans Creole Cookery, Palace Café, The Pelican Club, Pizza Domenica, Red Gravy, Restaurant R'evolution, Rib Room, Royal House, Rue 127, SoBou, St. Roch Market, Superior Seafood & Oyster Bar, Tableau, Tivoli and Lee, Tujague's and more!

In December 2014, named New Orleans the number one U.S. City for Food, and Travel + Leisure readers picked the city one of "America's Best Cities for Food Snobs." New Orleans received national recognition as a 2015 "World's Best City" in the U.S. and Canada category by Travel + Leisure, ranking second.

Please visit to see the growing list of restaurants and to learn more about COOLinary New Orleans. Unique specials, as well as the latest information, menus and recipes from participating restaurants are also available on the official COOLinary New Orleans website.

The New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau is a nationally accredited, 1,100-member destination marketing organization and the largest and most successful private economic development corporation in Louisiana. The CVB and its members influence thousands of decision-makers and millions of visitors to choose New Orleans through direct sales, marketing, public relations, branding and visitor services at our New Orleans headquarters and offices in Chicago, Louisville, KY, Washington, D.C. and six foreign countries. Consistently recognized as one of the top five CVBs in the country, the New Orleans CVB celebrates its 55th anniversary in 2015. For more information, please visit;;