The 7th Annual Taste at the Lake Fundraiser is Saturday

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – Delicious food and lively libations will all be found at the 7th annual Taste at the Lake in Lakeview on Saturday, September 30th at 6 PM.

Taste at the Lake is an annual event hosted by Friends of Lakeview and sponsored by WGNO and WNOL TV.

The event takes place at 135 Robert E. Lee Boulevard.

Taste at the Lake Map

General Admission – $40 in advance – $45 at the gate
Patron Tickets – $90 in advance – $100 at the gate

Live Music:

 Headlining the Event

The Soul Rebels – 8:30pm


Here are The Soul Rebels performing `Anthem` on the Twist Stage – hear them Live Saturday night! 

The Crooked Vines – open at 6:00pm

Here are The Crooked Vines on our Twist Stage

Click here for the official site for more details and to purchase tickets.

A look at some of the food featured at Taste at the Lake and a list of participating restaurants and vendors (subject to change):

  • Chef Scott of NOLA Foods was on Good Morning New Orleans featuring his Grilled Oysters:
  • Rosedale's Chef Brett Duffy was on with his Lamb Meatballs with Herbed Ricotta on Bruschetta:
  • Rodney Beals of Big Boyz BBQ brought some great BBQ to GMNO - get some at Taste at the Lake:
  • Robert Fresh Market visited GMNO with their great smoked brisket sandwich with homemade pickles and bread! They'll be served at Taste at the Lake as sliders!


  • Brisbi’s
  • Clesi’s Catering
  • Chris’ Specialty Meats
  • The Backyard
  • MoPho
  • Reginelli’s
  • Gordon Biersch
  • Nothing Bundt Cake
  • Lakeview Pearl
  • ETC Catering
  • Vega Tapas
  • Bissap Breeze
  • Big Boyz BBQ
  • Bravo
  • Mad Batter Bakery
  • Food Symphony Catering
  • Robert’s Fresh Market
  • Cava
  • Kupcake Factory
  • Sala
  • AFC Sushi
  • Cajun Dough Works
  • NOLA Foods
  • Rosedale
  • Toulouse Gourmet Catering
  • The Velvet Cactus
  • Messina’s Runway Cafe
  • Smokehouse Grill
  • Chateau Cafe
  • The Basin Lounge
  • NOLA Snow Snowballs
  • Raising Canes
  • Cool Fruit Sensations
  • Budweiser
  • The Bulldog
  • Magic Bullet
  • PJ’s Coffee
  • Bhoomi Cane Water

Special Thanks to our sponsor partners for helping Taste at the Lake succeed
Banner Chevy
Fidelity Bank-NOLA Lending Group

Robert Fresh Market
Southern EagleBud Light

Treasure Chest Casino

Lakeview Veterinary Hospital

New Orleans Magazine
Ramelli Group