From a Po’ Boy Festival at Evangeline’s to a winter sale at East • West — here are five things to do this weekend in the Central West End!
Get in the Mardi Gras Spirit | Evangeline’s Bistro & Music House
11 a.m.- 11 p.m.
It’s time to get in the Mardi Gras spirit! Join Evangeline’s Bistro & Music House for their New Orleans Carnival Feast of Epiphany. Starting today, they are kicking off six weeks of food, fun, and music! From 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., enjoy shrimp, clam, crawfish, braised pork, andouille, and more! Don’t forget to wash it all down with a Bloody Mary.
Enjoy a Vino Brunch | The Vino Gallery
Saturday, January 16
Kick off your weekend with a delicious brunch at The Vino Gallery! Chefs Sharon Asher-Harter and Hannah Kerne will be serving up these tasty treats:
-Toasted Brioche Ham & Swiss with Chips
-Belgian Waffle with Maple Syrup, Fresh Berries & Whipped Cream
-Roasted Asparagus, Prosciutto, Poached Egg, Sourdough Croutons & Hollandaise
-Sweet & Savory Puff Pastry
Per usual, drinks will be served. Keeping with safe social distancing practices, they have created an intimate lounge and dining spaces for your small group to enjoy. (Heated patio seating is available).
Start the New Year in Style | Paperdolls Boutique Pop-Up Shop
Monday-Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Have you heard the news? Paperdolls Boutique is extending their stay in the CWE! If you’d like to start the new year in style, be sure to stop by their Pop-Up Shop (36 Maryland Plaza). Savvy shoppers are encouraged to come in often to get the newest styles that are delivered multiple times a week. They also offer online shopping and curbside pick-up. Each location is following CDC guidelines on limited capacity and cleaning procedures. Masks are required to be worn by shoppers and employees at all times. With these protocols in place, shoppers can feel at ease when they visit any of their stores.
Shop and Save | East • West
All Weekend Long
Speaking of elevating your style in the new year, you don’t want to miss this special sale at East • West. There are tons of new markdowns on their site to fill in the missing pieces in your winter wardrobe. All Carhartt WIP is now 30% off, as well as select winter pieces from Lady White Co. You can shop online, or if you’re in the area, stop by the shop, say hello, and try some things on!
Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth | The Cup
Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
Friday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
Don’t miss your chance to scoop up a Lemon Drop cupcake from The Cup! Featuring lemon cake, lemon filling, and lemon buttercream — it’s the perfect afternoon pick-me-up for any lemon lover! Available in-shop until Saturday. (This cupcake flavor rotates every 3-4 weeks, so get it before it’s gone).