Restaurants + Food

Alfresco Fresh

dg New Orleans has long enjoyed a tradition of outdoor dining, from crawfish-laden picnic tables to candlelit courtyards. Over the past year, many restaurants have responded to COVID-19 concerns by adding, expanding or beautifying outside seating to give patrons and…

The Best Sunday Dinner with Friends and Family

  Throughout this pandemic, Andrew and I have been dutiful mask-wearing, social distancing, hand washers. We are just now fully vaccinated. What this means for us is we will not be white knuckling our way through dinner on Sunday afternoon…

Larder Gourmet Market+Eatery Now Open

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Chefs and longtime friends Alison Vega-Knoll and Chris Wilson are excited to announce Larder is now open. The gourmet market and eatery, located at 3005 Veterans Blvd. in Metairie, encompasses a large kitchen that produces…

Cochon Butcher and La Boulangerie Holiday Catering Menus and Gifting Ideas

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Chefs Donald Link and Stephen Stryjewski recently announced Cochon Butcher and La Boulangerie are now taking holiday catering orders. The award-winning culinary team of the Link Restaurant Group has crafted catering menus featuring Butcher holiday favorites and La Boulangerie desserts for…

Nina Compton Relaunches Sunday Brunch, Dec 13

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Compère Lapin at the Old No. 77 Hotel, the go-to destination for sumptuous eats and creative cocktails, will re-introduce Sunday Brunch beginning Sunday, Dec. 13. Guests can once again enjoy award-winning Chef Nina Compton’s palate-pleasing…

The Dish: Meal Delivery

The food and beverage team behind St. Roch Market, Auction House Market and Market Supper Club have started a new local food-delivery service called Parcel. This is no regular meal delivery service though. Instead, Parcel delivers meals to your doorstep…

Thanksgiving in NOLA: To-Go & Dine-in at Select Restaurants

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – While Thanksgiving may look a little different this year, there’s plenty to be grateful for. Whether folks choose to dine at a restaurant or enjoy festive dishes from the comfort of their home, there’s…

The Best: Welcome Autumn This Weekend

  Unlike the hours-long little teaser that dropped us into the mid 70s last weekend, a bonafide days-long cool front offering evening lows in the 60s and daily highs in the 70s has settled upon our weary, sweaty city. The…

Feed The Family With Sunday Supper At Gianna

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Chef Rebecca Wilcomb of Gianna is offering a three-course meal for Sunday Supper. The traditional Italian offerings are available for dine-in, take-out, or delivery service. The menus for Sunday Supper will change weekly, and…

Copeland's of New Orleas Partners with Eat Fit NOLA

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Copeland’s of New Orleans offers its Summer Fresh menu, which includes several Eat Fit approved items. “As an Eat Fit NOLA restaurant partner, we are making it easy for our customers to enjoy a…

The Best Places for a Socially Distant Good Time

  I am going to go out on a limb and assume everyone reading this is OVER IT. Over feeling anxious, over the terms "socially distant" and "social distancing," over feeling guilty about mail carriers and delivery drivers, over your…

Vegan Love

  This week, we reported on the Ochsner EatFit Alcohol Free for 40 initiative as a way for you and your partner to detox and prep for your Big Day. Recently, the vegan restaurant Seed reopened with new owners and…

The Best King Cake Creations to Try this Weekend

  We are most assuredly in the Season of the King Cake. They are seemingly everywhere. Throughout Carnival Season, both Cochon Butcher (930 Tchoupitoulas St., 588.7675, cochonbutcher.com) and La Boulangerie (4600 Magazine St, 269.3777, laboulangerienola.com) will offer King Cakes ranging…

NOCHI Students Present Tanchi Kitchen Pop-Up Café

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – NOCHI’s Culinary Arts and Baking & Pastry Arts students are nearing the end of their 100-day certifications and are inviting members of the New Orleans community to join them for lunch at their pop-up café,…

The Best Things to do for Halloween and the Weekend

For Halloween fun, this evening guests are invited to Nolé Cuisine de las Americas (2001 St. Charles Ave., 593-9955, nolerestaurant.com) in costume for a trick or treat experience – a surprise from the kitchen…

Bywater American Bistro Introduces Prix Fixe Brunch

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Weekends in New Orleans’ Bywater neighborhood just got better now that Bywater American Bistro (BABs) has introduced a $29 prix fixe brunch, available Saturdays and Sundays. The beloved neighborhood dining gem by Chef/Owner Nina Compton…

Culinary Date Nights

  Date nights are essential for any couple. Especially when planning a wedding, that one-on-one time spent together can add just that little spark needed to take the stress of finances and table décor away for at least a night.…

New, Noteworthy Brunches In New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – With a slew of brunch offerings available throughout the Crescent City, it’s hard to keep up. From fried boudin to crab omelets and bottle specials, here are…