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Chef Isaac Toups Heats Things Up With New Hot Sauce Line

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Two-time finalist for James Beard “Best Chef: South,” Chef Isaac Toups exemplifies the new guard of Cajun chefs. Owner of Toups' Meatery and Toups South in New Orleans and author of critically-acclaimed cookbook Chasing the…

Bordeaux Walkabout at Martin's Wine Cellar

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Join Martin Wine Cellar Oct. 11 as they pour twenty bordeaux wines and dine on delicious bites from Martin’s gourmet, cheese and catering department! They're Pouring: Michel Lynch Bordeaux Blanc 2018 - $10.79 Chateau D'Archambeau…

Beignet Fest Releases Logistics Information for Attendees

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The organizers of the 4th Annual Beignet Fest presented by French Market Coffee have released the following information for people attending the event on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at New…

Hogs For The Cause New Team Registration Opens Oct. 1

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Hogs for the Cause has announced team registration is now open for the 12th annual charity barbeque cook-off and music festival set for March 27 & 28, 2020 at the UNO Lakefront Arena Festival…

Galatoire’s celebrates National Coffee Day with Café Brûlot

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – National Coffee Day is Sunday, Sept. 29 and Galatoire’s is fired up – literally. Since opening on Bourbon Street more than 114 years ago, the fine dining establishment has been preserved with little change. Galatoire’s is…

Fresh Pasta at Bellegarde October 1!

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – October is National Pasta Month! Beginning Tuesday, Oct. 1, Bellegarde Bakery will offer freshly made pasta in a variety of shapes from its retail store. Bellegarde’s pasta is made with 100 percent freshly stone…

New Pop-Up at St. Roch - Chef Kelseay Dukae Introduces Kinoko

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Chef Kelseay Dukae of vegan-forward sushi concept Kinoko will begin a three-week residency at St. Roch Market in T2’s space. Kinoko will open Thursdays through Sundays from 11 a.m. to close, starting Sept. 26 and…

Upturn Arts to Host 7th Annual Appetite for Art Dinner

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Upturn Arts is hosting its 7th annual dinner fundraiser, sponsored by the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust, Appetite for Art. On Wednesday, Nov. 13, join Upturn Arts at the New Orleans Culinary & Hospitality Institute,…

The Best Freebies and Fun On-the-Cheap

  It's still hot outside. Take shelter on Saturday in one of our city's many fantastic, often world-class museums when you and a guest can get in for free compliments of Smithsonian magazine and its annual Museum Day. Participating museums…

Cooking for Particular Diets

I have gone through my life as a very thin fellow. I have what the medical profession calls a “nervous stomach,” which without going into a great detail means that I don’t gain a lot of weight despite what I…

Fête Des Fromages Cheese Festival Returns To New Orleans

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Fête des Fromages, aka NOLA Cheese Fest, returns to the New Orleans Jazz Museum on Saturday, Nov. 16. Fête des Fromages brings together the best cheese makers of Europe (including Beemster, Fulvi Pecorino Romano,…

"Drag Queen Brunch," by Poppy Tooker with Sam Hanna, On Sale Aug. 27

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Culinary historian, media personality and award-winning author Poppy Tooker continues to serve as one of New Orleans’ most notable preservationists, keeping the Crescent City’s culture and history alive. In her sixth book, "Drag Queen Brunch"…

What A Week!

Item: I am very happy that I have knives that take a sharp edge and the tools to keep them that way right up until I slice off the tip of a finger or, in this case, a thumb. Bad…

Nina Compton to Appear on CBS This Morning “The Dish”

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – New Orleans’  Chef Nina Compton of Compère Lapin and Bywater American Bistro will appear on CBS This Morning’s “The Dish” this coming Saturday, Aug. 3. Compton will showcase a variety of his signature dishes from both…

Get 'Cool' This Month with Coolinary

  Today kicks off the doldrums of August, the heat sucks and, yes, we are collectively sick to death of it. That said, a slew of dining and cultural deals also kick off today and run through the rest of…

Meauxbar’s Summer Dinner Series: Globally-Inspired Vegetarian

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Wednesday, July 31, Meauxbar will be continuing its Summer Dinner series with a special globally-inspired vegetarian theme. Guests will enjoy a delicious three course meal featuring the best global, seasonal, and vegetarian ingredients. Located…