Nov. 16, 2003 – Foodies, start your gastronomical engines. L'Escargot, the once-famed Sub Base landmark, is being returned to us under the skillful direction of LP Catering, and the new owners are inviting the whole island to get a glimpse of the recently revived hot spot during their grand opening event beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 28. (note date change from Nov. 21)
Co-owner, Janet Brown, said that the LP team is excited to bring back this St. Thomas tradition in more ways than one, "We've added air conditioning, refreshed the courtyard to revive the beauty of the garden and made upgrades to the bars and to the restaurant's overall appearance."
Brown and her partners plan to offer an entirely new dining experience in the revamped L'Escargot. They will, of course, offer a full evening dining menu that will include the best in local and international fare, but the LP crew seem to be using that as a jumping-off place for their most recent epicurean adventure. Also in the works are everything from a happy hour and West Indian buffet every Friday night, to a good old Sunday family brunch, as well as a weekday lunch buffet.
"LP Catering is combining its experience in the restaurant industry with one of St. Thomas' treasures, L'Escargot," Brown said, adding that the LP Catering side of the venture will continue to provide full-service, special-event catering onsite and off.
The grand opening event will include free hors d'oeuvres, live music, a cash bar and a first look at all of the exciting new changes to L'Escargot.
For more information call 774-2644.
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