Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Happy Tuesday with Fresh Food, Cocktails on the Avenue, Great Music at Chickie's and More!

Happy Tuesday!

Farmer's Market and Fresh Food!
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 Purloo to the Green Plate Special. Look forward to Creole tomato, goat cheese, and roasted vegetable quiche, arugula and cantaloupe salad with pickled watermelon rind, and an allspice vinaigrette, grilled summer corn with lime, cojita cheese & chiles, and refreshing watermelon and basil sodas.
*You can find Purloo this Friday night at the Creole Gardens Guest House and Inn (1415 Prytania) for an Alabama inspired dinner. For more details, click here - Yum!

Eat local and find more fresh veggies at the Hollygrove Market.   You can go by their location at 8301 Olive Street Monday  thru Friday 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sundays 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 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"!

-Organic Pecans (Inglewood Farms, Alexandria, LA)
-All-Natural Shiitake Mushrooms (MSNP, New Hebron, MS)
-Peaches (Cherry Creek Orchards, Pontotoc, MS)
-Apples (Cherry Creek Orchards, Ponotoc, MS)
-Red Potatoes (Frank Fekete Farms, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Okra (Frank Fekete Farms, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Squash Combo (Covey Rise Farms, Husser, LA)
-Green Bell Peppers (Covey Rise Farms, Husser, LA)
-Arugula (Covey Rise Farms, Husser, LA)
-All-Natural Brown Jasmine Rice (Cajun Grain, Kinder, LA)

Come celebrate with Pearl Wine Bar (3700 Orleans) with an Ice Cream Social!  Get  FREE ice cream shooters topped with rum sauce and cherry bombs from 4:00 to 9:00 p.m. today, and visit Pearl Wine Co. for an amazing selection of your favorite vino!

Good Music Tonight!

Enjoy some fancy cocktails on the Avenue at the The Columns (3811 St. Charles Ave.) at 8:00 p.m. tonight!  Relax on this lovely Tuesday evening and enjoy the music of - The New Orleans Guitar Quartet (with Cranston Clements, Phil DeGruy, John Rankin, and Jimmy Robinson)!

Get your self to Mid-City and to Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal St.) for some funkified New Orleans tunes from Jon Cleary tonight at 8:00 p.m. plus the Irish Blues Band - Crow Black Chicken at 10:30 p.m. - they're described as the Irish ZZ Top - Don't miss out!

There's some fun on Frenchmen 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, Po'Boy Carmichael at 6:00 pm, and top off the evening with the Smokin' Time Jazz Club at 10:00 pm!

Top off the evewing 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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