Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Happy Tuesday with A Visit to the Markets, Food Truck Fun, Some Free Vino, 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 month the Market welcomes Empanada Intifada to the Green Plate Special. Come on out again this week and chose from their delicious selection. Have you tried their side items? Tasty poblano mac and cheese, and a fresh salad or soup are the perfect add-on!

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!

-All Natural Basil or Arugula (Grow Your Own/OSBG/Market Lane)
-Pesticide Free Heirloom Tomatoes (Frank Fekete Farms, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Pesticide Free Blueberries (J & D Blueberries, Poplarville, MS)
-Fairytale or Black Beauty Eggplant (Vicknair Family Farms, Ponchatoula, LA)
-Curly Kale or Collards (Pointe Coupee Minority Growers Co-op, Pointe Coupee Parish)
-Peaches (Durham Produce, Jemison, AL)
-Grape Tomatoes (Vicknair/Covey Rise/Landry-Poche)
-Slicing Cucumbers (Vicknair Family Farms, Ponchatoula, LA)
-Garlic (Landry-Poche Farms, Ponchatoula, LA)
-Bell Peppers (Frank Fekete Farms, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Double Share of Sweet Potatoes (Pointe Coupee Growers Co-op, Pointe Coupee Parish)
-Red Potatoes (Vicknair Family Farms, Ponchatoula, LA)
-Organic Hot Pepper Mix(Inglewood Farms, Alexandria, LA)
-Beets (Frank Fekete Farms, Hungarian Settlement, LA)

Food Trucks!

TONIGHT Check out the new Weekly Food Truck Series -  THE BI-ANNUAL ROLLING THROUGH: A MOBILE SERIES BY “MY HOUSE” - Tuesdays in 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., back at Rosa F. Keller Library (4300 S. Broad). Please join us for awesome food and a great time with live music by Troy and the Elementz!
*Trucks attending: NOLA Girl, Grilling Shilling, Empanada Intifada, The NOLA Truck, Brigade Coffee, NOLA Pie Guy, Rue Chow, Frencheeze, La Cocinita, and Food Drunk

Wine Tasting!

You are Invited to a FREE wine tasting at Dorginac's (710 Veterans Blvd.)from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. - featuring White Oak Vineyards. Meet founder/owner/winemaker, Bill Myers, who can answer all of your wine questions. And, sip a variety of wines from their impressive collection of award-winning, California wines.


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 - Jimmy Robinson & Floatstone + The New Orleans Guitar Quartet!

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, Jayna Morgan at 6:00 pm, and top off the evening with the Aurora Nealand and The Royal Roses  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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