SAINTS GAME DAY SPECIALS & AT-HOME RECIPES
Football is upon us and in honor of the Black & Gold, New Orleans restaurants are offering food and drink specials for Who Dat Nation, along with some great recipes for cocktails to make at-home for Game Day watch parties.
Saints fans can enjoy specials all week long at Trinity, Lower Decatur's bustling restaurant and bar. Guests who present a ticket stub from the game, can enjoy a complimentary glass of house wine or draft beer with purchase of any food item, open-to-close every day. Promotion is available at the bar only and is one beverage per ticket stub. Accompany these complimentary beverages with tasty bites from Executive Chef Michael Isolani including crawfish & fontina beignets and an assortment of oyster dishes. Games will be shown on flat screens throughout the restaurant. Trinity is located at 1117 Decatur Street in
New Orleans. Telephone: (504) 325-5789 www.trinityrestaurantneworleans.com
Just a stone's throw from the Superdome with ample free parking, Toup's South on Oretha Castle Haley, is the perfect pre and post-game stop. Award-winning Chef Isaac Toups will offer a rotating selection of game day bites including stuffed fried chicken legs; crab meat queso; pork belly tacos; road runner chili dip; smoked turkey legs; and mini crawfish cakes. Quench your thirst with Bar Manager Adrienne Miller's Saints-inspired cocktails: Black & Gold Pimms with Pimms, Sazerac rye, fresh squeezed lemon, lime and orange juice and demerara syrup, served over ice and topped with Nola Blonde; the Wodie with Sazerac Rye, housemade Big Shot Cola syrup, angostura bitters and an orange peel; and the Gimlet Dat - gin, lime and persimmon bitters. Toups South is located at 1504 Oretha Castle Haley in the Southern Food & Beverage Museum and is open from 10AM - 3PM on Sundays. The restaurant also serves lunch 11AM - 2:30PM Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday; dinner 5PM-10PM Monday, Wednesday and Thursday and 5PM - 11PM Friday and Saturday. Telephone: (504) 304-2147www.toupssouth.com
Before and after every Saints home game, fans can head right across the street to Maypop, Chef Michael Gulotta's Southern influenced Southeast Asian eatery. Available only on home game days, guests can enjoy extended Dim Sum Brunch - available beginning at 9:30AM. Perfect for charging up before the Noon home games, Gulotta's unique New Orleans-meets-Southeast Asia brunch dishes are meant to be shared and include pork and cane syrup sausage stuffed sesame balls; turnip cakes, pan-fried and served with housemade XO sauce (made with dried Louisiana Gulf Shrimp); bacon scallion pancakes with spicy cucumber kimchi and oyster salad; salt and pepper shrimp with roasted chiles; crabmeat toast and more. Imbibers will be equally pleased with $8 Big Ass Yuengling Beers and $9 Bloody Mary's, both available to go. Maypop is located at 611 O'Keefe Avenue, in New Orleans' South Market District. Telephone: (504) 520-8530
Chef Nina Compton's wildly-popular restaurant in the Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery is the perfect place to rev up for Saints games. Guests can enjoy Compton's signature brunch offerings, along with $20 bottomless brunch punch - a rotating selection of boozy punches created by Head Bartender Abigail Gullo. Those in a hurry, can also swing by Tout La - the hotel's breakfast counter, for Geaux Cups of Gullo's famed cocktails. Compère Lapin is located at Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery in New Orleans' Warehouse Arts District, 535 Tchoupitoulas Street. Telephone: (504) 599-2119;
CONTACT: Brustman Carrino Public Relations