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Fish Fridays: Chef Scot Craig’s Crab Cakes

  Each Friday in Lent, we'll bring you a fish-forward recipe from a local New Orleans chef. This week, Chef Scot Craig of Katie's Restaurant and Francesca by Katie's shares his crab cake recipe.   What you'll need: 8 slices…

Broussard's Restaurant to Continue Celebration of its Century of Dining

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Broussard’s Restaurant, one of the original grande dame dining establishments in the French Quarter, celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2020. Amid restrictions and closings, the restaurant could not celebrate with all of the special menus Chef Jimi Setchim crafted for the monumental…

New Orleans Wine & Food Experience Uncorks 2021 Plans

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The New Orleans Wine & Food Experience has announced tickets are now on sale for the 2021 event. Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, organizers have moved NOWFE to a mid-summer event, taking place June 9-13.…

Old Mandeville Shop Local Saturday Returning in Spring 2021

MANDEVILLE, La (press release) – Old Mandeville Shop Local Saturday is returning in the Spring of 2021! The event, which is hosted by the Old Mandeville Business Association (OMBA) and its member businesses, will feature dozens of artist pop-ups, food…

Tujague's is Opening the Cellar

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Join Tujague's and the New Orleans Food & Wine Experience as they host a spring wine dinner with selections from Penn-Ash Wine Cellars! Chef Robey has a delicious five course menu to accompany a lovely…

Paradigm Gardens Goat Yoga & Plant Sale

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Join Paradigm Gardens for the most fun, unique, CUTE Yoga class in New Orleans. Amongst the flowers, veggies, and with the adorable Cameroonian pygmy goats, come to Paradigm Gardens to do a real sun salutation…

Compère Lapin BHM Pop Up Brunch Feb. 28

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – After sold-out smashing successes for the Black History Month dinner series at Compère Lapin, Chef/Owner Nina Compton has just announced a special pop-up brunch with Gabe & Gray Confections, taking place on Sunday, Feb. 28, from…

Evil Queen Drag Brunch at Broussard's

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Join Broussard's Restaurant and Courtyard on Feb. 26 for a delightfully devilish day of drag! Let loose your inner evil queen at the Evil Queen Drag Brunch with the help of the ever-amazing Southern Barbitchuates,…

Three Louisiana Byways Receive Prestigious Designations

BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – Three Louisiana Byways have received prestigious designations by the Federal Highway Administration (FHA). The Bayou Teche Byway and Boom or Bust Byway were both designated National Scenic Byways. The Louisiana Great River Road joined…

Sazerac House Winner of Two "Icons of Whisky" Awards

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The Sazerac House was recognized for its unique visitor experience and exceptional general manager during an online awards ceremony for the “Icons of Whisky, America” on February 1, 2021. The awards, which recognize excellence in…

Citywide Fish Fry Benefits Hospitality Workers Resource Program

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – As most New Orleanians know, Lent means Friday fish fries. While the pandemic has forced many churches across the area to alter or cancel this beloved tradition, 39 local restaurants will keep it alive this year with Fish Fry Fridays. The Fish…

Public Radio Stations WWNO and WRKF Launch Live Daily News Show

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – WWNO New Orleans Public Radio and WRKF NPR for Baton Rouge announced today they will launch a live regional daily radio program about South Louisiana: “Louisiana Considered.” It will air throughout South Louisiana on both…