Monday, May 21, 2012

We Live to Eat seeks bowlers, fans for tournament

Back by popular demand, the Louisiana Restaurant Association’s Greater New Orleans (LRA GNO) Chapter will host its third annual We Live to Eat and Bowl Tournament Sunday, June 24, 5:30-9:30 p.m. at Mid City Lanes Rock n Bowl.  Teams of four can compete for the championship title, a trophy, bragging rights and team WLTE and Bowl shirts.

A maximum of 36 teams can enter to compete and the varying skill levels will no doubt result in fun to be had by all. From the high achievers possible splashers, sixpacks, five baggers, strikes, spares and loopers to the puddles, grandma’s teeth, fouls and chicken wings, this event boasts competition for the serious and laughs for those out for an entertaining evening.

All this fun and more benefits LRA GNO Chapter special projects like We Live to Eat Restaurant Week--offering a weeklong celebration of culinary creativity Sept. 10-16, 2012.    

Don't worry if bowling isn’t your thing, WLTE and Bowl has something for everyone. Local restaurants—Chiba, Drago’s, Galatoire’s, Acme, Mr. B’s, Mr. Mudbug, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Zea Rotisserie, Ernst Café, One Restaurant & Lounge and Creole Cuisine—will provide delectable cuisine and an open bar of libations will ease the competitors’ tension. A Live Auction will feature items like a George Rodrigue Blue Dog print featuring New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees.

A Speed Bowling tournament will be also held and the team with the most pins knocked down in one hour will determine the winner.

General admission tickets are $30 per person and $400 for a team of four to bowl. To purchase tickets or enter your team, click here.

The We Live to Eat campaign was designed to raise awareness of New Orleans’ unique culinary industry, which is at the heart of the city’s identity.

We Live to Eat Restaurant Week is slated for September 10-16 and restaurants from across New Orleans are planning special menus for your enjoyment. Stay tuned for details!

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