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.
Arnaud's will be celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2018.
2. This Mardi Gras Queen has a close connection to Arnaud's.
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?
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:
add two glasses of selected wine for $16.00
Pumpernickel, caper berries
Salad of Shaved Asparagus
Pecorino, walnuts and Cracked Pepper Vinaigrette
Chilled potato soup
Seared and served with Summer Succotash and Hot Red Pepper Butter
Braised with stewed mirliton, tomato and Gulf Shrimp
Horseradish potatoes, tomato gratin
Creole Cream Cheese Panna Cotta
Strawberry Compote, Poppy Seed Shortbread
Chocolate Ganache, Salted Caramel, Graham Streusel, Toasted Marshmallow