Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Happy Tuesday with Fresh Food, Red Beans and Wine, and Lots of Music!

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 La Cocinita food truck to the Green Plate Special. This week choose from elicious tacos, arrepas, and more. This week’s specials include a "The Healthy Bowl" with brown rice, black beans, roasted butternut squash, corn & sweet pepper relish, & roasted garlic sauce. Finish up with a piece of tres leches cake and a glass of watermelon-lime agua fresca or horchata (cinnamon rice milk).  Lunch doesn’t get much tastier!

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"!

-Double Share of Sweet Potatoes (Pte. Coupee Minority Growers Co-op, Pte. Coupee Parish)
-Organic Pecans (Inglewood Farms, Alexandria, LA)
-Naturally Grown Shiitake Mushrooms (MSNP, New Hebron, MS)
-Golden Delicious Apples (Cherry Creek Orchards, Pontotoc, MS)
-Jalapeno Peppers (Frank Fekete Farms, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Green Onions (Frank Fekete Farms, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Organic Mixed Squash (Inglewood Farms, Alexandria, LA)
-Naturally Grown Mustards OR Naturally Grown Arugula (Blair Grocery, Market Lane Farm)
-Fresh Beans (Lima, Butter, or Pink Eyed Peas) (Indian Springs Growers Co-op, Petal, MS)
-Fairytale Eggplant (Vicknair Family Farms) OR Okra (Monica's Okra World/Fekete Farms)

Beans and Wine!

Come celebrate Red Bean Tuesday with Pearl Wine Co. (3700 Orleans). Red beans and rice will be served up every Tuesday from 6:00 to 10:00 pm (or until they are gone). Bring on the beans and there will be a couple of wine pairings on special for $6 per glass too!

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 - John Rankin plus upright bassist Jesse Boyd!

Get your self to Mid-City and to Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal St.) for the lovely sounds of The Honeypots tonight at 8:00 p.m. and make sure to come hungry for a sammich!

Come out to Yuki Izakaya (525 Frenchmen) on Frenchmen Street tonight as two super talented musicians, Arsene DeLay & Paul Sanchez play together and trade some songs too -  they kick things off at 8:00 pm!

Right down the street the Spotted Cat (623 Frenchmen) has a triple header with no cover - Andy Forest at 4:00 pm, Antoine Diel & The New Orleans Misfit Power at 6:00 pm, and top off the evening with the Shotgun Jazz Band at 10:00 pm!

There's more 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!

Top off the evening 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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