Monkey Box Tuesday SpecialAt the Monkey Box on Tuesdays during the summer, enjoy a special cheese plate for two plus a bottle of wine for $25. Other daily summer selections feature locally grown organic ingredients like citrus arugula pesto pasta, along with domestic artisan cheeses from Marin County, Calif., and baked goat-cheese salad. On July 1, the Monkey Box features an art opening with an independence theme and live music from 8 p.m. to midnight. Stop by at 100 N. Stone Ave.; 623-3500.
Bourbon Street TourDuring June and July, receive a tour card listing 18 of the specialties that made the French Quarter famous, including Pat O'Brien hurricanes, Avery Island iced tea, fried alligator tail, hushpuppies, crawfish étouffée and more. Get the entire card stamped and receive a complimentary lunch certificate, a T-shirt and a plaque which will grace the French Quarter's Bourbon Street wall at 3146 E. Grant Road; 318-4767.
Summer PassportPick up your summer passport at Janos and J-Bar. From now until Sept. 29, when you order an entrée, your passport will be stamped, and when the card is filled, you can receive free food. J-Bar also has a summer sampler plate with salad and a choice of entrées for $12.95, and summer tasting menu--including an appetizer, your choice of summer sampler main course and dessert--for $25 at 3770 E. Sunrise Drive; 615-6100.