Three things you didn’t know about Arnaud’s

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - It's COOLinary month, which means lunch under $20 and dinner under $39 at over 70 great restaurants around town. Did you know these facts about Arnaud's?

1. The New Orleans Tricentennial isn't the only big anniversary in 2018.

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Arnaud's will be celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2018.

2. This Mardi Gras Queen has a close connection to Arnaud's.

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The founder’s daughter, Germaine Casenave Wells, was the queen of more Mardi Gras balls than any other woman in history. There is a museum dedicated in her honor on the second floor of Arnaud's showcasing her many extravagant gowns. The Mardi Gras Museum is free and open to the public during regular restaurant hours.

3. Do you know how large Arnaud's actually is?

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The restaurant is made up of 11 buildings that were purchased by the original founder and has 14 private dining rooms.

Check out Arnaud's Menu for Coolinary New Orleans:

Dinner

add two glasses of selected wine for $16.00

Appetizer
choice of

Salmon Rillettes
Pumpernickel, caper berries

Salad of Shaved Asparagus
Pecorino, walnuts and Cracked Pepper Vinaigrette

Vichyssoisse
Chilled potato soup

Entrée
choice of

Redfish
Seared and served with Summer Succotash and Hot Red Pepper Butter

Cornish Hen
Braised with stewed mirliton, tomato and Gulf Shrimp

Flank Steak
Horseradish potatoes, tomato gratin

Dessert
choice of

Creole Cream Cheese Panna Cotta
Strawberry Compote, Poppy Seed Shortbread

S’mores Trifle
Chocolate Ganache, Salted Caramel, Graham Streusel, Toasted Marshmallow

$39