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Savoring A Monday In The French Quarter With Salon By Sucre



YEE June 15 Community Blog

Any "case of the Mondays" was checked at the door when Yelp Elites entered the new Sucre with its confectionary delights and smiling staff on Conti, and Mondays found a whole new meaning once they ventured upstairs to the sophisticated Salon by Sucre, the newest member of the Sucre family; built upon the idea of a wonderful presentation from brick & mortar to food & drink. 

Yelp Elites enjoyed stunning yet functional mid-century modern booths, bar and balcony, as they sipped libations paired with savory and sweet dishes. Mini Strawberry Mille Feuille and Summer Panna Cotta were paired with flutes of champagne while Steak Tartare and Veggie Crudités went expertly with Willamette Valley Whole Cluster Pinot Noir. To keep the summer heat from setting in while enjoying the balcony, Elites imbibed refreshing Cathead Honeysuckle Smash vodka cocktails crafted by Bar Manager Beth McCaskey. 

Partaking in such a party is only half the fun. Yelp Elites were able to listen to Owner Joel Dondis, General Manager Braithe Tidwell, and Sous Chef Emily Chotty share their story of the 5+ years it took to bring this one-of-a-kind concept to life in the French Quarter and how they found new ways to impress our fine city including unique table side presentations, a stellar wine and tea list, and a focus on local and rare ingredients married into unlikely dishes.  

As the evening light receded and the Edison bulbs burned just a little brighter, Elites trickled out of Salon by Sucre slowly, dismayed their spectacular Monday was coming to an end…but "savored" the thought of coming back to enjoy a delicious complimentary coffee cocktail upon their return visit. 

Check out the stunning photos of Salon by Sucre, and live vicariously through our Yelp Elite's stellar reviews

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Salon By SucreTrevor Mark Photography

 

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