318 Restaurant Week Releases 14 Exclusive Menu Items at Local Restaurants, Available Through Saturday, March 20

318 Restaurant Week, a week-long culinary project of the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau, returns March 15-20 with 14 exclusive menu items at local participating restaurants. This event consists of six days of deals at Shreveport-Bossier eateries, offering dining patrons $10 lunch specials and $20 dinner specials at more than 40 participating restaurants, as well as seven one-night-only dining experiences. Below, you will find a complete list of exclusive menu items offering one-time deals in honor of 318 Restaurant Week. Visit www.318RestaurantWeek.com to view a full list of meals and events scheduled during 318 Restaurant Week.

Ki’ Mexico, 3839 Gilbert Drive in Shreveport

Ki’ Mexico is a Mexican soul food restaurant located in Shreveport’s historic Highland neighborhood. Their exclusive menu items include a quesadilla de pescado for lunch, which consists of two crispy fish quesadillas topped with a tomato and habanero salsa, finished with avocado slices. For dinner, they are offering costillas de borrego with seared lamb chops, served with grilled vegetables and finished with a spicy chimichurri. This exclusive lunch special is available Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., and dinner is available Tuesday-Thursday, 5 p.m.-9 p.m., and Friday-Saturday, 5 p.m.-10 p.m.

Taylor’d Eatz, 1210 Milam Street in Shreveport at MSKICK

Taylor’d Eatz is one of Shreveport-Bossier’s newest food trucks, serving Jamaican cuisine with farm-fresh and non-GMO ingredients. The food truck will be parked at Southern University’s incubator kitchen, MSKICK, during 318 Restaurant Week. For lunch, diners can enjoy the Jamaican fusion lunch, which includes your choice of jerk chicken or shrimp bowl made with Chef Robyne’s Jammin’ Jerk seasoning and marinade. It’s served with grilled pineapple, rice and peas, and pineapple cornbread. The dinner special is an authentic Jamaican entrée of your choice jerk chicken, stewed oxtails, jerk rib tips or the three-meat sampler. This exclusive lunch special is available Monday-Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., and dinner is available Monday-Saturday, 3 p.m.-6 p.m. 

Bella Fresca, 6307 Line Avenue in Shreveport

Bella Fresca is an upscale, yet unpretentious atmosphere that provides an unparalleled dining experience. During 318 Restaurant Week, they are offering fried achiote shrimp for lunch which is served with Mexican rice and pico de gallo. For dinner, they are serving wild boar scaloppini with a creamy sauce chasseur, roasted Yukon potatoes, and haricot vert and mushrooms. This exclusive lunch special is available Monday-Friday ,11 a.m-3 p.m. and dinner is available Monday-Saturday, 4 p.m.-10 p.m.

Mi Meza Latin Cuisine, 1110 Texas Avenue inside C&C Mercantile with delivery options available

Mi Meza Latin Cuisine is a mobile food vendor that offers authentic birria tacos and other delicious Mexican eats. During 318 Restaurant Week, they are serving family dinner recipes that have been passed down for generations. This dinner includes chicken mole roja and enchiladas Mi Meza, which consists of slow roasted chicken covered in a delicious mole sauce made with a unique blend of spices, dried chiles, roasted peanuts, sesame seeds, and chocolate served with rice, refried beans, salad, and corn tortillas and stewed chicken enchiladas dipped in a green Botanera salsa served with rice, refried beans, and salad. This exclusive dinner special is available Monday-Saturday, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Noble Savage Tavern, 417 Texas Street in downtown Shreveport

Noble Savage Tavern is a popular downtown restaurant and post-work hangout. They are known to stir the community with new recipes, but for 318 Restaurant Week, they are offering cacio e pepe for dinner. Their take on cacio e pepe consists of a generous serving of handmade spaghetti noodles with fresh Parmesan, toasted black pepper, and garlic topped with jumbo Gulf shrimp sautéed in garlic butter and lemon. This exclusive dinner special is available Tuesday-Saturday, 5 p.m.-10:15 p.m.

Parish Taceaux, 708 Texas Street in downtown Shreveport

Parish Taceaux is an urban taqueria serving unique, Southern-inspired tacos such as fried catfish tacos and Nashville hot chicken tacos, but they’ve redirected their menu for 318 Restaurant Week. For lunch, diners can order the Parish burger combo, which is 1/3 pound hamburger topped with caramelized onions, kimchi pickles, lettuce, tomato and house made Parish aioli served with a side of chips and queso. For dinner, they are offering a Korean kick bowl dinner that includes a bowl of bulgogi skirt steak on a bed of cilantro lime rice, black beans, sliced avocado, shaved red onions, street corn slaw, cilantro, green onions, topped with a fried egg and house-made Parish aioli. This dinner also includes the Texas Street eggroll, two fried eggrolls stuffed with chicken, street corn slaw, black bean, and Monterey jack cheese served with chipotle cream. Lunch is available Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., and dinner is available Tuesday-Thursday, 4 p.m.-7:30 p.m. and Friday-Saturday, 4 p.m.-8 p.m.

RNL’s Cookery Corner, 1507 Texas Street in downtown Shreveport

RNL’s Cookery Corner is a mobile food trailer that specializes in Afro-fusion and West African cuisine. For 318 Restaurant Week, a soup and sandwich combo will be offered for lunch. Diners can choose between two lunch specials, Salone potato leek soup with a chicken salad sandwich or a 318 hot ham and cheese sandwich with white bean and andouille sausage soup. For dinner, diners can choose between the pecan crusted trout with sweet potato leaves and roasted potatoes or the tempura Freetown red snapper served with corn maque choux and green beans. This exclusive lunch special is available Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., and dinner is available Monday-Friday, 4 p.m.-6 p.m.

River & Rye, 104 Market Street in downtown Shreveport at the Hilton Hotel

River & Rye, formerly known as Market 104, is Hilton Shreveport’s newest restaurant with new Executive Sous Chef Al Kunco and all-new menu options. They are rolling out their full menu during 318 Restaurant Week. Lunch options include everything from chicken fried steak and salmon BLT to a turkey club sandwich and cheeseburger. Dinner options include a crawfish beignet appetizer, your choice entrée, and a crème brulee dessert. Lunch is available Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and dinner is available Monday-Saturday, 5 p.m.-10 p.m.

For more information about Shreveport-Bossier’s 318 Restaurant Week, visit www.318RestaurantWeek.com or download the 318 Restaurant Week app on Google Play or the Apple App Store.