Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Happy Healthy Tuesday with Veggies, Fresh Food Trucks, Some Trivia and Lots of 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.This week the Market welcomes Empanada Intifada to the Green Plate Special. Their tasty empanadas, served from the colorful (and solar powered) truck always delights. Using seasonal produce and inventive combinations, for both meat and veggie lovers, lunch is a breeze in June!

Eat local and find more fresh veggies at the Hollygrove Market.   You can go by their location at 8301 Olive Street Tuesday thru Thursday Noon to 7:00 pm and Saturday and Sundays 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  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!

-Peaches (Durham Produce, Jemison, AL)
-Squash Blossoms (limited) or Tomatillos (Grow Your Own/Fekete Farms)
-Heirloom Tomato (Frank Fekete Farms, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Bell Peppers (Frank Fekete Farms, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Organic Braising Mix (Inglewood Farms, Alexandria, LA)
-Organic Yukon Gold Potatoes (Market Lane Farm, Hammond, LA)
-Slicing Cucumbers (Frank Fekete Farms, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Blueberries (J & D Blueberry Farm, Poplarville, MS)
-Squash Combo (Covey Rise Farms, Husser, LA)
-Sweet Potatoes (Pointe Coupee Minority Growers Co-op, Pointe Coupee Parish)
-Eggplant or Shiitake Mushrooms (Covey Rise Farms/MSNP)

Food Trucks!

TONIGHT Check out the new Weekly Food Truck Series -  THE BI-ANNUAL ROLLING THROUGH: A MOBILE SERIES BY “MY HOUSE” - Tuesdays in May & June

The series will highlight four unique New Orleans neighborhoods and nonprofit partners – Bayou-Treme (The Bayou Treme Center), Central City (Good Work Network), Broadmoor (Broadmoor Improvement Association), and Bywater (The New Orleans Center for Creative Arts Institute).

**The next event in the series is tonight from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m., at The Good Work Network (2038 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.) in Central City - Don't miss out on the fun and delicious food!


Head on down to Phillip's Bar (733 Cherokee) and test your knowledge of all things trivial.  There's delicious food, great drinks and maybe you'll learn something very trivial!

Good Music Tonight!

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 duo of guitar man - John Rankin and bass guy - Jesse Boyd!

Head on over to Mid-City and to Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal) for some piano playing with a solo performance with the one and only Jon Cleary at 8:00 pm - and come hungry for a Sammich!

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, Linnzi Zaorski at 6:00 pm, and top off the evening with the Shotgun Jazz Band  at 10:00 pm!

It's a fun night over at the Maple Leaf Bar on Oak Street...with 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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