After a weekend full of festing, you know what the perfect nightcap is? A 5-course tasting meal that’s 1) not cooked by you and 2) even more music at Bayou Bar!
Bayou Bar, the lively, vibrant bar and live music venue on the ground floor of the Pontchartrain Hotel, is the go-to spot for intimate live musical performances. On the first Sunday of Jazz Fest, Bayou Bar is hosting a one-night-only Jazz Fest Dinner certain to tantalize the most discerning palates and melomaniacs.
Curated by Chef/Owner Brian Landry, enjoy a five-course tasting menu featuring specialty cocktail and wine pairings. Priced at $300 for table of two; $600 for table of four (excluding tax and gratuity), menu follows:
Crawfish “Cornbread” – lemon, cherry peppers, cornmeal genoise
Alligator all’Arrabbiata – tomato, peppers, garlic, canestri
Rabbit Malfatti – oyster mushroom, spring peas, ricotta dumplings, pecan pesto
Tagliata Steak – hanger steak, bourbon barrel balsamic, arugula
Pistacchio Tiramisu – bourbon cream, crispies
The dinner comes complete with a special musical performance by an all-star ensemble of New Orleans’ talented musicians including the grand dame of New Orleans jazz vocalists Germaine Bazzle; veteran Preservation Hall reedman Charlie Gabriel; Herlin Riley, a master drummer who has toured and recorded with legends like Wynton Marsalis and Dr. John; renowned pianist and producer David Torkanowsky; and stalwart bassist Peter Harris who is the director of Bayou Bar’s weekly music series.
*Seating is extremely limited and sold in tables of two and four (individual seats not available)