Today is National Margarita Day...so, I've compiled a short list of Margarita spots in the Greater New Orleans area - (Not in any specific order). Let me know your favorite!!
- Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville (of course) - 1104 Decatur St.
- Nacho Mama's - 3242 Magazine St., 1000 S. Clearview, 6325 Elysian Fields
- Superior Grill - 3636 St. Charle
- Felipe's - 6215 S. Miro, 301 N. Peters
- El Gato Negro - 81 French Market Place
- Santa Fe' - 3201 Esplanade Ave.
- Juan's Flying Burrito - 2018 Magazine St., 4724 S. Carrolton Ave.
- Lucy's Retired Surfer's Bar - 701 Tchoupitoulas
- Casa Garcia - 8814 Vets
- Carretta's - 2320 Vets
After you get your Margarita on....go hear some live local music tonight!!It's gonna be a great evening to hang out at the The Columns (3811 St. Charles Ave. - Right across the street from Superior Grill I might add)...Have a cocktail and listen to the amazing trio of Clarence Johnson III, Matt Perrine and John Rankin at 8:00 pm...this is going to be some amazing music!
For more music fun....come on down to Chickie Wah Wah on Canal Street to enjoy the amazing New Orleans Nightcrawlers!! Music starts about 8:00 pm, but come out early for some yummy food!
There's a triple header over at the Spotted Cat (623 Frenchmen) starting up at 4:00 pm with Brett Richardson, then stay on for Smokin' Time Jazz Club at 6:00 pm, and finish off the night with Meschiya Lake & The Little Big Horns at 10:00 pm!!
If you're lookin' for some Rockin' and Bowlin' and some good food too...Have some dinner over at Ye Olde College Inn..where you'll get some yummy food and a discounted ticket to Rock 'N Bowl...right next door (I bet they could even make you a Margarita)!! Groove the night away with Neslort tonight...the show gets kickin' about 8:30 pm.
You need to go by the Maple Leaf Bar on Oak Street for the early show. Cluck! Nite featuring Three Piece Spicy + Creole Cookin' (with some FREE food)...and make sure you stay up late for the REBIRTH!! You'll be glad did!
Have a wonderful Tuesday and for more fun shows and events going on click on the WWOZ Livewire link!