Restaurant R'evolution Pulls Back the Red Curtain

Kim Ranjbar

In concert with the opening of fall cultural season in New Orleans, Restaurant R’evolution has created a pre-theater dinner menu that appeals to thespian fans citywide. If you’re planning an evening out to see a performance at The Orpheum, Saenger Theatre, or the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts, you might want to consider this special, prix fixe dinner at Restaurant R’evolution.

Famed chefs John Folse and Rick Tramanto have created a menu that is available exclusively for at the 5:30 p.m. seating at $49.95 per person. Before the curtain rises, you can indulge in an incredible dinner showcasing the finest in Southern cuisine.


Seafood Gumbo
Louisiana Seafood, Scallion Rice
House Salad with Crispy Vegetables
Haricot Vert, Cucumber, Torn Croutons


Shrimp Fricassee and Grits
Charred Tomato Velouté, Tasso, Fennel
Braised Boneless Short Ribs
Rutabaga-citrus Purée, Red Wine Sauce


Turbodog Stout Chocolate Cake
Creole Cream Cheese Cheesecake

As if the menu wasn’t enough for a standing ovation, Restaurant R’evolution’s award-winning sommelier Molly Wismeier has handpicked pairings for each course. Guests may choose the sommelier’s selection for $24.95 per person or, for the ultimate indulgence, the premier selection is available for $49.95 per person.


Appetizer Pairing
Banshee, Pinot Noir Rosé,
Sonoma County, California, 2014
Entrée Pairing
Haury & Schaffer, Grenache,
France, 2011
Dessert Pairing
Niepoort, Ruby Port, NV


Appetizer Pairing
Ayala, Brut Majeur, Ay,
Champagne, NV
Entrée Pairing
Iron Horse, Pinot Noir,
Russian River Valley, California, 2012
Dessert Pairing
Alois Kracher, Chardonnay Blend
“Grand Cuvee #6 Nouvelle Vague”
Trockenbeerenauslese, Neusiedlersee, Austria, 2010

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