Author: Kelly Massicot

Les Dames D'Escoffier Kicks Off "Dames Connect" Wednesday, May 29

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Les Dames d' Escoffier International (LDEI) - New Orleans Chapter is excited to introduce Dames Connect – a casual bimonthly meetup aimed to inform and assist women in New Orleans who are interested in pursuing various fields in…

Link Restaurant Group Announces New Leadership

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Link Restaurant Group has recently announced new leadership is in place at Cochon Butcher. Jacob Dufreche has been promoted to the position of Chef de Cuisine and Zack Shelton has been hired as General Manager. “Jake has been a valuable part…

The Great Outdoors

Some couples dream of an outdoor wedding and New Orleans has no shortage of locations. In this month’s New Orleans Bride WWLTV/WUPL “Morning Show,” segment, editor Melanie Warner Spencer offers a sneak peek of five fabulous outdoor locations around the city…

Mixing It Up

  The award-winning, New Orleans-based El Guapo Bitters entered the cocktail scene in 2014 with its line of bitters, syrups and mixers. The company says on its website that each product is made with locally-sourced ingredients traceable to the farm…

Chef Toups Reveals New Counter Club Themes

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Since launching in September 2017, Chef Isaac Toups’ Counter Club – the monthly off-menu dinner and brunch series at Toups South – has been a smashing sold-out success. Held exclusively at the restaurant’s exhibition…

"Come From Away" Debuts at The Saenger

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Hancock Whitney Broadway in New Orleans is thrilled to announce the national tour of "COME FROM AWAY," a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, will make…

Headlining Honeymoons, Part 2: A Boy Bander’s Delight

  Our new honeymoon series “Headlining Honeymoons” began last week with a trip to Scottsdale, Arizona and a hotel whose celebrity guests included Natalie Wood and Robert Wagner. This week, we’re “Bringing Sexy Back” with a peak into Borgo Egnazia…

Real Wedding: Songy-Bozeman

Bride: Lorilei Songy Groom: William Steven Bozeman, Jr.Date: Dec.9, 2017Get Ready and Ceremony location: Ritz CarltonWedding planner: Lulu Alexander, Weddings by LuluFlorist: Erin SteenInvitations: Scriptura Programs: Basic InviteHair Stylist: Marsha Leyva Makeup Artist: Angelle BourgeoisBride’s Dress: Essence of Australia from…

Put Your Best Foot Forward

  From Cinderella to Carrie Bradshaw (à la HBO’s hit “Sex and the City”) a good shoe can really take you places - whether in love or a fabulous party. A good pair of shoes might easily lift up your spirits,…

Wine and Dash

Like a match made in heaven, the New Orleans food scene, from local fare to fine dining, pairs exquisitely with our cocktail and wine culture. But you don’t have to pay hundreds of dollars to get an elevated experience. Enter…

Peachy Keen

The Louisiana Peach Festival has been around since 1951. The surrounding area is known for its wealth of peach orchards and the event has grown exponentially since its inception. It now includes a kid’s fishing tournament, tennis tournament, rodeo, parade,…

Bridal Buzz: Restaurants and Hotels Making National News

In New Orleans, hospitality is everything. From the hotels to restaurants the city has something for everyone and everyone is welcome to celebrate. So, it’s no surprise that local establishments are popping up in the national news Recently, Justine as…

Green with Envy

Earth Day was celebrated around the world on Monday, but conserving resources and limiting your footprint shouldn’t be confined to one day. Many couple’s are finding ways to make their weddings more eco-friendly. Here are a few tips from New…

Headlining Honeymoons, Part 1: Vintage Vacation

  In our previous honeymoon series, we’ve tackled the history and picturesque views of Great Britain and brought you to the wilds of the jungle. But this new series is giving us the glitz and…

Bridal Buzz: News and Trunk Shows

  The New Orleans bridal community is abuzz with big bridal boutique sales and a local hotel landing on a national list. First up, The Bridal Boutique By MaeMe on Severn Avenue in Metairie is hosting a sale through Friday.…

Real Wedding: Campbell - VanAusdall

On March 24, 2018, Kara Campbell and Jacob VanAusdall said, "I Do" at Rayne Memorial United Methodist Church with a reception following at the Elms Mansion.

Power Couple

WeddingWire and Pantone team up to create wedding color palettes

Check It Off

Timing is key when it comes to your wedding to-do checklist

Real Weddings: Matherne-Schmidt

Malayne Matherne married Lt. Jacob Schmidt in front of friends and family Nov. 10, 2018 at St. Patrick’s Church in New Orleans. A second line followed the ceremony guiding guests to the reception at the National World War II Museum Freedom Pavilion.

Calendar: Festival International de Louisiane

Festival International de Louisiane April 24-28 // Lafayette festivalinternational.org Held in downtown Lafayette, the 5-day, Festival International de Louisiane sees over 300,000 festivalgoers celebrating international music and the connection between Acadiana and its French roots. The festival features performance art,…