Louisiana in the Lowcountry Restaurant Night

A culinary takeover of Charleston by eight of Louisiana's finest chefs

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    Louisiana lieutenant governor, Billy Nungesser, joins Louisiana chefs and executives for the Louisiana in the Lowcountry kickoff party at G&G’s headquarters in Charleston, South Carolina.

    Lindsey Harris

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    Chef John Valenzuela serves his signature dish, Cochon de Zydeco, inspired by his Spanish and Cajun heritage to hungry party-goers.

    Lindsey Harris

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    Donna O’Daniels, Chef Jeffrey Hansell of Oxlot 9, Amy Hansell, and Christina Cooper represent Louisiana’s Northshore with Chef Hansell’s signature dish, Stuffed Blue Crab.

    Lindsey Harris

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    Chef Jared Tees of 18 Steak in Baton Rouge prepares his signature dish— Fiery Shrimp and Garden Vegetables with fresh chimichurri sauce.

    Lindsey Harris

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    Louisiana in the Lowcountry Restaurant Night kicks off at the Darling Oyster Bar with a custom menu by chef Joe DiMaio and chef Blake Phillips of Restaurant Sage in Monroe, Louisiana.

    Anne Rhett

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    Chef Kevin Thompson of Favorites Southern Kitchen in Lake Charles, Louisiana, chef Jamie Lynch of 5Church, chef Thompson’s sous- chef, Lyle Broussard, take a moment to pose before shucking oysters.

    Lindsey Harris

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    Chef Alex Harrell and Chef Kevin Johnson of The Grocery pose with G&G editor in chief Dave Dibenedetto, Becky Tannebaum of Mise en Place Public Relations, and Louisiana executives.

    Lindsey Harris

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    The Sweet Cream Corn Brûlée by chef Jeffrey Hansell and the Apple Huguenot Tarte by chef Forrest Parker of Drawing Room are served together for the ultimate finale celebration of Louisiana and Lowcountry flavors.

    Lindsey Harris

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    Prohibition’s Fire on the Bayou cocktail features Bayou spiced rum, Ancho Reyes, Firewater bitters, lemon, and honey.

    Anne Rhett

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    Chef Marc Krampe of Social Southern Table & Bar in Lafayette, Louisiana, presents his crawfish and grits, shrimp toast, and comeback sauce dish as part of his collaboration with chef Jeremiah Bacon at the Macintosh.

    Anne Rhett

On Tuesday, October 4, Louisiana Culinary Trails and Garden & Gun partnered to create the first-ever Louisiana in the Lowcountry Restaurant Night in Charleston, South Carolina. Garden & Gun paired eight of Louisiana’s finest chefs with eight Charleston chefs to create collaborative menus that melded Louisiana and Lowcountry flavors. 

On Monday, October 3, Garden & Gun threw a kickoff party for the Restaurant Night at its offices featuring signature dishes by the eight participating Louisiana chefs. 

Special thanks to:
Louisiana Office of Tourism
Louisiana Travel Promotion Association
Bayou Rum
5Church
The Darling Oyster Bar
Drawing Room
The Glass Onion
The Grocery
High Cotton
The Macintosh
Prohibition

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