Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Brighten Up Your Tuesday with Fresh Food and Music!

Happy Tuesday!

Farmer's Market!

You can get your day started off right with a trip to the Farmer's Market!  Visit the Crescent City's Farmer's Market at University Square (200 Broadway) from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm for the freshest veggies, fruits and seafood. Today for the Green Plate Special Anne Churchill returns with delicious food to warm your bones - roasted ginger and carrot soup, strawberry salad with Meyer lemon vinaigrette, Seitan stew with root vegetables, homey pot roast and mashed potatoes, goat cheese and caramelized onion quiche,and for dessert, strawberry shortcake with freshly whipped cream. Top it all off with a slice of southern brown sugar cake with Shaker Meyer lemon custard.....yum.

And if you want more fresh veggies head on over to the Hollygrove Market.   You can go by their location at 8301 Olive Street between Noon and 6:00 pm.  They also have home delivery if you can't make it to the Market - Click here to find out how - http://www.hollygrovemarket.com/content/5669

In the "Box" today!

-Beefsteak or Cherry Tomatoes (Tomotts, La Rose, LA)
-Organic Cauliflower (Inglewood Farms, Alexandria, LA)
-Organic Carrots (Inglewood Farms, Alexandria, LA)
-Sweet Potatoes (Pointe Coupee Growers, Pointe Coupee Parish)
-Shiitake Mushrooms or Bok Choy (MSNP/ Monica's Okra World)
-Microgreens or Mustard Greens (Good Food/ Monica's Okra World)
-Meyer Lemons (Star Nursery, Belle Chase, LA)
-Pecans or Strawberries (Inglewood Farm/Johndale's Farm)
-Mizuna or Turnips (Monica's Okra World/Covey Rise)
-Spinach (Fekete Farms, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Brussel Sprouts or Broccoli (Fekete Farms/ Monica's Okra World)
-U-Pick Citrus: LA. Sweets, Navel Oranges, or Grapefruit (Isabelle's Citrus Orchard/ 2 Acre Farm)

Good Music Tonight!

The weather may be a little dreary, but here's some good  music to brighten your spirits!

There's a great musical evening on the Avenue at the The Columns (3811 St. Charles Ave.) at 8:00 p.m. tonight!  Have a fancy cocktail and listen to the John Rankin and Jesse Boyd Duo!

Head on over to Mid-City and to Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal) for some Tommy Malone (you know him from the Subdudes) at 8:00 pm!!

There's some fun on Frenchmen tonight too over at d.b.a. (618 Frenchmen) with the The Treme Brass Band at 10:00 pm - there's a $5 cover for the show - but you know you don't want to miss it!

Right down the street the Spotted Cat (623 Frenchmen) has a triple header with no cover - Andy Forest at 4:00 pm, Meschiya Lake & The Little Big Horns at 6:00 pm, and top off the evening with the Aurora and the Royal Roses  at 10:00 pm!

It's a full night over at the Maple Leaf Bar on Oak Street...with and early show with the 101 Drummers featuring Lionel Batiste, Jr. at 8:00 pm and hang out for the REBIRTH Brass Band they come on around 10:30ish - there's a cover, but you'll be glad you paid and stayed up late!! 

Have a wonderful Tuesday and for more fun shows and events going on click on the WWOZ Livewire - http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/music-calendar!


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