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Press & Accolades New Orleans Restaurants Feature a Variety of Menus

New Orleans restaurants feature a variety of special menus

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Dominique’s on Magazine hosts a dinner to benefit the Woodlands Conservancy. (Dinah Rogers, / The Times-Picayune)

Todd A. Price, | Times-PicayuneBy Todd A. Price, | Times-Picayune 
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on September 19, 2013 at 12:54 PM, updated September 19, 2013 at 3:01 PM

Who said September was slow? Area restaurants have packed the second half of the month with special prix fixe dinners.

Dominique’s on Magazine (4213 Magazine St.) on Sunday, Sept. 22: Chef Dominique Macquet cooks a four-course meal highlighting local ingredients to benefit the Woodlands Conservancy. The evening also features a silent auction. Tickets are $125 and can be purchased from the Woodland’s Conservancy website ( or by calling 504.433.4000.

Bayona (430 Dauphine St.) on Tuesday, Sept. 24: The French Quarter classic hosts an ambitious dinner of Mediterranean food paired with wines from the region. The six-course meal includes hot and spicy olives with tomato and mint sambal from Jordan, grilled sardines from Crete and spaghetti with sea urchin sauce from Italy. Dinner begins at 6 p.m. Tickets are $80 plus tax and tip. Call 504.525.4455 for reservations

Salú (3226 Magazine St.) from Sept. 24 to Oct. 6: Oktoberfest in Munich actually starts in late September. The self-styled Southern European bistro on Magazine Street heads north with a $40 prix fixe Oktoberfest menu that includes bratwurst with a soft pretzel, roast beet salad and apple strudel. All items can also be purchase a la carte.

Arnaud’s (813 Bienville St.) on Thursday, Sept. 26: The Creole grande dame continues its “speakeasy” series with a five-course meal from the Prohibition era. Of course, a dinner at Arnaud’s is always rooted in the previous century. Guests will be emailed a “secret knock” the day before. Dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $100, which includes tax and tip. For reservations and more information,

Emeril’s Delmonico (1300 St. Charles Ave.) on Friday, Sept. 27: When Delmonico’s opened in 1895, Cuba was still a colony. The Creole stalwart lets its hair down with a four-course Caribbean dinner paired with Old New Orleans Rum cocktails. Tickets are $60 plus tax and tip. For reservations, call 504.525.4937.

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