NEW ORLEANS – With National Coffee Day coming up on Friday, Sept. 29, Birdy’s Behind the Bower, the charming all-day brunch restaurant perched in the back of New Orleans’ Framework building in the Lower Garden District, and Silver Whistle Cafe, the cozy coffee spot in the Lower Garden District’s Pontchartrain Hotel, share delicious coffee offerings.
For those searching for a boozy coffee fix, head over to Birdy’s Behind the Bower – the Instagram-worthy restaurant serving Southern-inspired dishes for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and delight in the Irish Coffee. Served iced or hot and made with Tullamore Dew Whiskey, Irish cream, coffee or cold brew, and fresh whipped cream, this delightful coffee will awaken your taste buds while giving that caffeine kick. Guests can also opt for an Espresso Martini or nix the booze and delight in one of the many coffee drinks available, including Cortado, Lattes, Cappuccino, and more. Indulge in one of the restaurant’s famed Toasts and brunch specialties like the Peaches & Cream Bubble Waffle, Chai Chia Pudding, or Claire’s Cookie Cereal – mini chocolate chip cookies, meringue “mallows” and berries served with milk of choice. Open daily from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Nestled in the corner of the Pontchartrain Hotel overlooking St. Charles Avenue, Silver Whistle Cafe is a bright, cheerful café where locals and visitors can enjoy the charming ambiance with their breakfast or lunch. Offering an array of coffee brews, enjoy the Cafe au Lait, Cold Brew, Espresso, Macchiato, Cappuccino, and more. During your visit, try fresh pastries made in-house, including blueberry muffins, butter croissants, or chocolate croissants. Have a few moments to indulge in breakfast options? Savor dishes like the Pulled Pork Scramble with cheese, peppers, and grits and the Broken Yolk Sandwich with fried egg, garlic aioli, bacon, cheddar, multigrain, and grits. Open daily from 7 – 11 a.m.