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Yelp Elites Savor The Flavors Of New Orleans At Cornet This Holiday Season



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You can imagine our Yelp Elites were quite jazzed when they arrived at Cornet for their annual holiday party and last Elite event of the year. Yelp Elites were privy to the entire upstairs including two private dining areas and a wrap-around balcony at Cornet, located in the heart of the French Quarter on the corner of Bourbon and St. Peters. The concept for Cornet was born from the family who gave Louis Armstrong his first horn.

In honor of this rich history, celebrated trumpeter James Andrew and his bandmates played original music and holiday tunes through out the night. Hors d’oeuvres of crisp crab cakes, rich barbecue shrimp and grits, and chicken pate crostinis were passed by Cornet’s delightful staff, while guests could also enjoy a decadent buffet of Creole and Cajun-inspired dishes including pork loin with braised cabbage and blackened catfish with crawfish cream sauce. Delectable libations from vodka-infused craft cocktails to Abita Brewery Christmas Ale flowed, while the House made egg nog was the hit of this holiday party. And to wrap up the “dining bow”, warm bread pudding with cranberries sealed the deal for this being the season’s best soiree!

This joyous night of drinks, delicious dishes, music, and a little bit of dancing (thanks to Renard) would have to come to an end at some point. To keep Cornet in the hearts and minds of our Yelp Elites, each guest went home with a personalized trumpet trinket to hang during this holiday season. Thank you so much to the wonderful staff, Cornet’s owner and local Ms. Billie Karno, and those involved in planning this amazing party for a memorable night that paid tribute to what makes New Orleans special! Also a big thank you to James Andrew and his bandmates for bringing a wonderful seasonal and Satchmo-inspired set, and lastly, to Trevor Mark Photography for capturing the memories!

Check out what made this event extra special to our Elites in their stellar star reviews here, and enjoy some amazing photos here.

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