Food and drink events worth seeking out in New Orleans this week

Hungry for something new?

If you love to eat and drink, this week offers a great chance to explore the world of New Orleans food and beverage. From a happy hour to a five-course meal, here's what to do on the local food scene this week.

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New Orleans St. Patrick's Eve Lucky Hour

Stop by Bruno's Tavern on Friday afternoon to pregame for the St. Patrick's Day celebrations. Cold beer and food will both be on special. 

When: Friday, March 15, 5 p.m.
Where: Bruno's Tavern, 7538 Maple St.
Price: $12

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Top Taco Fest

Stop by Woldenberg Park on Thursday for the third annual Top Taco Fest. Over 50 restaurants will be showing off their fare and unlimited tacos and tequila are available for all those who show up. Find out the winner of the Top Creative Taco, Top Traditional Taco, Top Creative Tequila Cocktail and Top Traditional Margarita categories at the conclusion of the event. 

When: Thursday, March 14, 7-10 p.m.
Where: Woldenberg Park, 1 Canal St.
Price: $75-125

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St. Paddy's Day Dinner

This five-course meal will be prepared by chef Nathan and will include everything from crabmeat shepherds pie and blood sausage to Irish Manhattan and Archbishop cocktails featuring Tullamore Dew Caribbean Cask.

When: Thursday, March 14, 7:30-10: p.m.
Where: Cavan, 3607 Magazine St.
Price: $66

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