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Great-Granddaughter Of Seersucker Suit Founder To Attend Restaurant R’evolution’s Inaugural Seersucker & White Linen Wine Dinner

Restaurant R’evolution

NEW ORLEANS – Restaurant R’evolution will host the inaugural Seersucker & White Linen Wine Dinner on Thursday, August 11, 2016, at 777 Bienville St., inside the newly renovated Royal Sonesta New Orleans hotel, at 6:00 p.m.

         The exclusive 50-seat Seersucker & White Linen Wine Dinner will feature guest speakers Bill Haltom, author of “Milk & Sugar: The Complete Book of Seersucker,” and Baton Rouge native Laurie Aronson, owner of Lipsey’s & Haspel and the great-granddaughter of the originator of the seersucker suit Joseph Haspel Sr.

         The night’s theme will resonate throughout the event, with seersucker adorned tabletops, linens and room décor, plus restaurant-team attire, all matching to commemorate the celebrated fabric.

         Guests will begin the evening promptly at 6:00 p.m. with passed hors d’oeuvres, immediately followed by a specially curated, five-course dinner menu with selected wine pairings:


Passed Hors D’oeuvres

Pork Rillette, Pickled Okra

Grilled Cheese and Sorghum Molasses Ham

Gulf Oyster, Cucumber and Lime Granita

Open-faced Tomato and Basil Mayo Tea Sandwich

Taittinger Brut “La Francaise” NV, Reims, France



Cold Melon and Mint Soup

Matua, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand, 2014



R’evolution Seersucker Salad

Radicchio, Blue-tipped Kale,

Mesclun Mix, Cane Syrup Vinaigrette

Broadbent, Gruner Veltliner, Wagram, Austria, 2012


Fish Entrée

Turban of Trout

Crawfish Stuffing, Sauce Nantua, Bull’s Blood

Elk Cove, Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, Oregon, 2013


Meat Entrée

Plume de Veau

Blueberry demi-glace

Cosentino, Zinfandel, Lodi, California, 2013



Fig and Hazelnut Tart

Roasted Fig Ice Cream, Balsamic Drizzle

Taylor Fladgate, Late-Bottled Vintage, 2007, Douro, Portugal


         The cost of the dinner is $125.00 per person, plus tax and gratuity. 

         For more information or to set reservations, contact Haeja Sanchez at (504) 553-2277 or hsanchez@sonesta.com.



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