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2015 New Orleans Wine and Food Experience Grand Tastings Showcase best of N'Awlins Cuisine and Drink

More than a thousand vintages paired with local New Orleans cuisine

NEW ORLEANS---The Grand Tastings at the New Orleans Convention Center are the centerpiece events of the 2015 New Orleans Wine and Food Experience. More than 75 chefs from the Crescent City's top restaurants put out their best. Paired with more than a thousand wines from vintners from around the globe, it was a gastronome's paradise. More than 2,000 patrons showed up, wine glasses and plates in hand to partake in cuisine that has made New Orleans the culinary capitol of the country. Among the offerings; Venison Sliders from Charcoal's Gourmet Burger Bar, Duck Confit with Red Dragon Welsh Cheddar Tea Sandwich from the venerable Rib Room at the Omni Hotel in the French Quarter, Rabbit and Gulf Shrimp Fricasee' from Trenasse and Strawberry-Ricotta Ice Cream with Pistachios and Basil Coulis from The Creole Creamery.