August kicks off the month-long Coolinary dining experience offering prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus at some of the city’s top restaurants.
The dining promotion presents a great opportunity to help foodies catch a great deal on pricey fine dining options. The deals consist of dinner menus for $39 or less. Brunch and lunch options run lower in cost. More than 90 restaurants are participating in Coolinary month this year.
Here are some of the city's newest restaurants that are taking part in this promotion.
DTB (Down the Bayou)
Oak Street’s newest eatery serves a special Coolinary dinner menu on Mondays through Thursdays. For $29, you get a choice of three small plates. Some of the options include charbroiled oyster gratin, andouille pate and banana toffee cake. Photo courtesy: DTB
Lula Restaurant Distillery
The South’s first restaurant-distillery joins the Coolinary club this year with a lunch and dinner menu. The menu consists of marinated crab claws, pan sauteed gulf fish and a dessert. The prix-fixe menu costs $19.95 for lunch and $28.95 for dinner. Photo courtesy: Lula Restaurant Distillery via Instagram
Chef Michael Gulotta offers diners a three-course dinner menu at a price of $36. You’ll be able to choose from some of his more popular items on the menu like the Chaat Salad, Wok Fried Egg Noodle with Jumbo Shrimp and the Hot Chicken Vindaloo. Photo courtesy: Maypop
The flagship restaurant at the new NOPSI hotel has joined the Coolinary crowd with both a lunch and dinner option. Some of the menu items include “soup and sammich,” parmesan pesto mussels and fried catfish. The lunch menu is up for grabs for $20, while the dinner menu costs $33. Photo courtesy: Public Service
The Lafayette-based sushi restaurant recently opened up a New Orleans location inside Pan American Live Center in the Central Business District. If you haven’t tried it yet, now is your chance. The deal offers a three-course dinner menu consisting of gyoza, five pieces of Chef’s choice sushi and a petite filet with a mushroom demi-glace all for $39. Photo courtesy: Tsunami Sushi
For a full list of participating restaurants, visit the website.