Food News

The Best Pie, Coffee, and an Attitude of Gratitude

  I am a big fan of Nicole Eiden and Marielle Dupre, the ladies behind Windowsill Pies. The business partners met while working in a restaurant before Hurricane Katrina. The storm/flood sent Dupre, a Mandeville native and Tulane grad, running…

Beers, Balconies & Big Easy Football at Ernst Cafe

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Ernst Cafe, the oldest locally owned and continually-operated bar in the Warehouse District, features the largest covered balcony in New Orleans and cred-worthy beer specials. Open seven days a week, Ernst Cafe offers the…

Reserve Now for Dinner & A Movie at NOCHI

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Dinner and a movie go together like red beans and rice—why not enjoy them together? It's been a tough month, and we're all ready for something to look forward to. With that, we're bringing…

Stirring It Up: The Governor's Gumbo Debate

  Not that Governor John Bel Edwards doesn’t already have enough to worry about, but each year around this time as the weather teases us with a slight chill a person, even a Governor, can be forgiven if his thoughts…

Southern Food & Beverage Museum Presents: Brunch Month

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – In the 1870’s, Madame Begue invented the meal “brunch” for New Orleans’ working people who finished their shifts after traditional breakfast hours, but before lunch hours began. Since then, brunch has become a cultural…

NOBU is Coming to NOLA

  LAS VEGAS (press release) – Caesars Entertainment, Inc. and Nobu Hospitality – the global lifestyle brand founded by Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro and Meir Teper – today announced the expansion of its longstanding partnership with two new Nobu…

National Coffee Day with Funny Library Coffee Shop

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – In honor of National Coffee Day, Funny Library Coffee Shop at the recently-opened Virgin Hotels New Orleans, will be offering $1 drip coffee and $1 cold brew from acclaimed roasters La Colombe. Guests can…

Hogs for the Cause Announces 2022 Dates

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Hogs for the Cause is excited to announce its 14th annual charity barbecue cook-off and music festival will take place April 1 – 2, 2022. Team registration for returning teams begins on Oct. 4…

Top Taco Reschedules to October 28

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Top Taco presented by Cerveza Modelo returns for year four on Thursday, Oct. 28, a month later than planned due to Hurricane Ida. Previously, the 2021 event was scheduled to take place Thursday, Sept.…

The Best for the Weekend, Treat Yourself

  We have been through the wringer. And COVID-19 still threatens, and disturbances are swirling off the coast of Africa like a swarm of cockroaches. We deserve a break, a little R & R, a least some relief. Here are…

Nina Compton to Host Bayou Benefit Dinner Sept. 22

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – On Wednesday, Sept. 22, Bywater American Bistro’s Chef/Restaurateur Nina Compton will host a one-night-only prix fixe dinner to raise funds for those in Southeastern Louisiana’s bayou parishes gravely impacted by Hurricane Ida. The three-course…

The Elysian Bar Officially Reopens on Wednesday, Sept. 15

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The Elysian Bar will officially reopen their doors for dinner and drinks following Hurricane Ida on Wednesday, Sept. 15, with regular business hours. Starting this Wednesday, guests can enjoy dinner and drinks in the…

GW Fins Providing Meals, Sept. 7

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – GW Fins will be providing free meals for our wonderful New Orleans Community, today between 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. These meals will consist of a sandwich, pickle, chips, salad, and a bottle of…

Nolavore Debuts a la Carte Market Series

  Nolavore is a catering company and commissary kitchen located in a former service station at the corner of Baronne Street and Jackson Avenue. Owner Anne Lloyd is a friend and talented, imaginative chef who has worked in the industry…