best place for a seated dinner/tasting?
About 20 of my friends and i would like to have a seated dinner/tasting (i suppose this is how you'd classify it) at a local restaurant in about 1 month. We thought about restaurant August, but after our inquiry, we're a bit apprehensive because their whole set-up seems a bit confusing. Our only requests are:
a) to have an option for a more extensive tasting (5 courses) and one with fewer (3 courses) to appease those who eat more and those who don't. Of course, we'd sit those with similar number of courses together at one table.
b) to accommodate a few diners with food allergies.
We'd ultimately like to have the courses paired with wine instead of buying liquor separately.
Any and all suggestions are greatly appreciated!
I would highly suggest Cafe Giovanni. The Feed Me tasting there is phenomenal.
The waitress will inquire about your likes, dislikes and allergies. Chef Duke then prepares your courses accordingly. You have the option to go with chef recommened wine pairings or choose your own. They will accomodate a large group too.
I would recommend Commander's Palace http://www.commanderspalace.com/new_orleans/index.php
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