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Saints vs. Bucs in NFC Divisional Round

    No. 2 New Orleans Saints (13-4) vs. 5. Tampa Bay (12-5) Sunday, Jan. 17, 5:40 p.m.  TV: FOX WVUE 8 Radio: WWL 105.3 FM/870 AM; Spanish KGLA 105.7 FM/830 AM    Brees vs. Brady meet for first time…

The Best Reasons to Check out Larder Gourmet Market This Weekend

  Tired of your own cooking and looking for a change of pace? Longtime friends Alison Vega-Knoll and Chris Wilson recently pumped some excitement into the upscale grab-and-go and market scene with the opening of Larder (3005 Veterans Blvd., Metairie, lardergourmetmarket.com).…

Drink Whatcha Wanna

  Mardi Gras will be different this year. Official floats will not be rolling in 2021, the best time of the year will be condensed and we will be forced to find alternative ways to maneuver through Carnival season. This…

King Cakes in the COVID Era

  I suspect that this is going to be a good year for king cake sales, BUT there is also going to be a major crisis over the allocation of responsibility: In other words, who gets the baby now? To…

Saints face Bears in NFC Wild Card Round

  No. 2 New Orleans Saints (12-4) vs. No. 7 Chicago Bears (8-8) Sunday, Jan. 10, 3:40 p.m. TV: CBS WWL 4, Nickelodeon, Amazon Prime Radio: WWL 105.3 FM/870 AM; Spanish KGLA 105.7 FM/830 AM   Saints look to slay…

What's In A Name?

  This week is a big deal. In forty-nine and a half states, the focus of the country is on the Electoral College and the war over votes and counts and delegates. And let's hope that's the only war that…

A New Year

  2020 was the sort of year that makes a dumpster fire look pretty good. As a person who writes about food and restaurants, it’s been a grim time. There have been some notable openings but a lot of closings,…

Cheers

New Orleans is surely known for its culture, music, food and festivals, but it’s also a drinking town like no other. Maybe it’s our love of revelry—or of simply meeting new friends everywhere we go—but New Orleanians have a knack…

Bar Tab: Local Whiskey

Seven Three Distilling Co., which came to the rescue during quarantine with its made in-house hand sanitizer, is once again satisfying the needs of locals with the recent release of its Irish Channel Whiskey. While this is the third release…

The Dish: Tacos, Anyone?

Barracuda, the Crescent City’s newest taco stand and margarita garden, is offering expanded menu options and an upgraded outdoor space as part of its continued socially distanced safety measures. The restaurant has permanently added Taco Family Meals and Party Packs…

New Years Eve Drinks

  It seems restrictions are getting tighter when it comes to going out and visiting our favorite bars. We understand, but that makes for challenging times when trying to come up with festive and great cocktails for the holiday season.…

So, This happened.

  A couple weeks ago, there was a Christian rally outside of Jackson Square, part of a national protest called the “Let Us Worship” tour, which has been drawing thousands of largely maskless worshipers around the country. So a young…

Saints Have Christmas Clash with Nemesis Vikings

  New Orleans Saints (10-3) vs. Minnesota Vikings (6-8) Friday, Dec. 25, 3: 30 p.m. TV: FOX WVUE 8 Radio: WWL 105.3 FM/870 AM; Spanish KGLA 105.7 FM/830 AM   NFC South crown tops Saints’ wish list It won’t be…

Brees Cleared to Face Super Bowl Champ Chiefs

  New Orleans Saints (10-3) vs. Kansas City Chiefs (12-1-0) Sunday, Dec. 20, 3:25 p.m. TV: CBS WWL 4 Radio: WWL 105.3 FM/870 AM; Spanish KGLA 105.7 FM/830 AM   Saints looking to get back on track After a week…

Combating Masked Panic

  If there is one thing we can all agree on right now, it’s probably the fact that wearing a mask can be uncomfortable and sometimes downright nerve-wracking. I am a medical and public health student who has been fascinated,…

Cocktails to Get You Through Cancelled Christmas

  Hey, we don’t want to hear, "Bah Humbug," and references to the "Grinch Who Stole Christmas." It’s time for cocktail lovers to turn our frowns upside down and consider the glass half full. Let’s get the excitement for the…

Set The Bar Low

  Before the Saints game on Sunday, my partner says to me: “ This one's hardly worth watching. The Saints are gonna smoke the Eagles.” Well, you know that old Army phrase: “Smoke 'em if you got 'em.” Apparently, we…

Bonfires on the Levee – The True Story

  Because of COVID, Papa Noel will be on his own this Christmas Eve as he approaches Louisiana’s river parishes. We all know that the reason folks in St. James, and other river parishes, build bonfires on the night before…

Saints Head to Philly to Face Free-Falling Eagles

  New Orleans Saints (10-2) at Philadelphia Eagles (3-8-1) Sunday, Dec. 13, 3:25 p.m. TV: FOX WVUE 8 Radio: WWL 105.3 FM/870 AM; Spanish KGLA 105.7 FM/830 AM   Saints can clinch NFC South with win or Bucs loss A…

New Orleans Magazine teams up with d’Livery NOLA

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – This month marks the annual Best of Dining issue of New Orleans Magazine, the magazine's largest dining issue to date. From their regular food and drink columns to their Best of Dining feature, New…

New Orleans Receives Three Prominent Destination Awards

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – New Orleans will be featured in AFAR’s 2021 January/February issue highlighting New Orleans as “Where We’ll Go in 2021—When We Can”. New Orleans & Company has also been selected by Corporate & Incentive Travel…

So, That Happened

  OK, so this happened. There's an annual event called Naughty N'Awlins. What it is, is an annual swingers convention in our fair city. If you don't know what that means, Google it. After all, this is a family-friendly blog…

COVID Panic

  Every year, for as long as I can remember, I get sick in the three weeks between Thanksgiving break and winter break. Usually it’s just a cold. Once I’m pretty sure it was the flu, although I never actually…