New Orleans Rum Society Kick Off Event

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New Orleans Rum Society Kick Off Event
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New Orleans Rum Society Kick Off Event says
The New Orleans Rum Society’s first event will be a cocktail evening with author and rum expert, Wayne Curtis.

Event Date: February 17th at 6:30pm at Palace Cafe
Price: $35++
Reservations: 504.523.1661

The event will convene in Palace Café’s Black Duck bar. Cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres will be served. The event will progress to the third floor of Palace Café in the Fleur de Lis private dining room. There, guests will be guided through the three styles of rum (Spanish, French and British) during a tasting and learn an overview of the colorful history of the spirit from expert Wayne Curtis. An additional cocktail and cuisine will also be served. Signed versions of Curtis’ book And a Bottle of Rum: A History of the New World in 10 Cocktails, will be available for purchase.


Smoked Salmon Galette
Gruyere Gougere
Goose Rillette on Bellegarde baguette
Brie & Leek Fondue with Bellegarde bread, apples, roasted fingerling potatoes
Garlic Gulf Shrimp with Valencia Rice
Pot Roast Slider with Colmans mustard & pickled cabbage

New Orleans-based writer Wayne Curtis is a contributing editor to The Atlantic magazine and regularly writes book reviews for the Wall Street Journal. He’s also written for American Scholar, Yankee, Smithsonian, Saveur, the New York Times, Architect, Canadian Geographic, Sunset, enRoute, and American Archeology. His newest book is The Last Great Walk, an account of a remarkable 4,000-mile journey taken in 1909, and why it’s relevant today. His previous book was a cultural history of a loathsome intoxicant: And a Bottle of Rum: A History of the New World in 10 Cocktails.
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