Unique Dining Experiences Await This Week

One of the great things about 318 Restaurant Week are the one-of-a-kind dining experiences that happen every night from March 15-20. These popular dinners sell out quick so act fast and reserve your seat now. If you can’t get a ticket, don’t forget there’s $10 lunch and $20 dinner specials all week long.

March 15

Jada Durdan hosts this dinner on the Ides of March. The famous date of Julius Caesar’s murder inspired this Roman themed event. Noble Savage Tavern and Wildcat Brothers Distilling come together for a multicourse rum dinner. Cocktail hour starts at 7:00pm with Et tu Brut, a beer cocktail featuring Great Raft Brewing’s Life Itself: Key Lime Pie Gose and Wildcat Brother’s Fifolet Spiced Flavored Rum. Chat with the other guests about the Roman emperor then be seated at 8:00 for Italian dishes paired with rum cocktails.

They promise the “night will be filled with conspiracies, conversations, and surprises.” Togas are strongly encouraged since you will be considered a Senator.

Location – Noble Savage Tavern, 417 Texas St., Shreveport

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March 16

Come see the new Fat’s Oyster House for an intimate dinner. Darron Dixon and Valarie Jamison hosts this at the Red River District’s newest tenant.

Dinner begins at 6:00pm and includes

Cocktail

Jumbo lump crab cake

Mixed green salad

Your choice of 16 oz. bone-in ribeye with Potatoes Dauphinoise or blackened red fish with a soy miso glaze over wasabi Manchego risotto with brown butter mushrooms.

Southern Maid Donuts bread pudding.

Location – Fat’s Oyster House, 450 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport

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March 17

NOTE: This experience has sold out.

Rooftop dining in Shreveport? It will happen on St. Patrick’s Day with a rising star in the culinary scene: Andrew Randall, better known as the Krimson Kook.

He’s serving up a four-course dinner that includes

Flight of deviled eggs (deep fried, jumbo lump crab  and candied bacon)

Asian grilled lamb chops

Blackened catfish with jumbo shrimp and jalapeno cream sauce.

Hennessy peach cobbler with vanilla ice cream

Location – Rooftop patio of Haze, 204 Texas St., Shreveport

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March 18

NOTE: 2 tickets remained as of March 12

Kick back and relax for a Four-Course Flight dinner experience at Flying Heart Brewing and Pub. Shalisa Roland hosts this casual event that starts with live music from Schafer Mueller at 6:30pm.

The feast begins at 7:00pm with a meal paired with Flying Heart’s signature beers.

Louisiana Amber paired with a charcuterie kabob.
6 of Hearts Golden Ale paired with three crawfish dry rub chicken wings.
Black Heart Smooth Black Ale paired with your choice of a Sausage, Sausage and Shrooms, or Margherita 11″ New York Style Pizza.
Blackberry Candy Shandy paired with the “Flying Waffle” which is a warm, Pearl sugar, Belgium waffle topped with blueberry compote and red, green, and black sprinkles, served a la mode.

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March 18

Dine in one of the most exclusive places in the Ark-La-Tex! Mark Crawford hosts this Top of the City experience at the Petroleum Club of Shreveport.

Dinner starts at 6:00pm with a glass of champagne

Panko-crusted Asparagus, Lump Crab, Hollandaise Sauce
Lobster Bisque, Chive Crème Fraiche
Classic Caesar Salad, Smoked Oyster Dressing
Petit Filet, Mushroom Bordelaise Sauce, Scalloped Potatoes
Doberge Cake, Torched Meringue

Location – The Petroleum Club of Shreveport, 416 Travis St. #1412

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March 19

Experience the best of Ernest’s Orleans Restaurant in one night! Not only will you eat well (and a lot!) but tonight only will save you 60% off normal menu costs.

The menu includes

Ernest’s Famous Marinated Crab Claws

Fried Shrimp Appetizer

Cup of Seafood Gumbo

Kentucky Limestone Salad

Ribeye and Snapper Shreve

Flaming Bananas Foster

Location – Ernest’s Orleans Restaurant, 1601 Spring St., Shreveport

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March 20

NOTE: This experience has sold out.
Sweep away the dross. Balance the opposing forces within. Celebrate the arrival of Spring with a seasonal Spring Equinox celebration.
With the arrival of March comes the promise of spring—and we have Ostara to celebrate. It’s the time of the vernal equinox and it’s a true marker that spring and warmer, sunnier days have come.

Glow Alchemy Kitchen hosts this event starting at 6:30pm and the menu includes
Spring Vegetables & Dips

Burrata & Heirloom Tomatoes

Baby Lettuces Salad

Lamb Chops & Spring Pea Risotto

Hot Cross Buns

Lemon Coconut Tartlets Welcome Cocktail

All photos courtesy: Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau