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  Whether it’s crawfish bread at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival or fried oysters at your favorite restaurant, New Orleanians know their seafood. So, it’s no surprise that we ace it when it comes to the season of…

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…

Meals at Restaurants and Takeout, Too.

  My wife and I have, for the most part, been ordering takeout rather than dining in restaurants because there is a pandemic and we have family at a higher risk of bad outcomes from exposure to the virus than…

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…

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,…

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…

Love & Revelry, Different This Year

  It’s that time of year when we feel warm and fuzzy inside with Valentine’s Day and Mardi Gras upon us. But this year is different with COVID-19 restrictions and such. Local tourism leaders say be sure to call first…

GW Fins' Three Course Valentine's Day Dinner To-Go

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – For everyone creating their own romantic Valentine's Day celebration at home this year, GW Fins has created the perfect three course, romantic dinner to-go. GW Fins is offering this prix fixe menu on both Saturday,…

New Vegan Concept To Open At St. Roch Market

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – St. Roch Market is delighted to announce its newest vendor, Coalesce Goods. This local dining concept specializes in creative, indulgent vegan fare. Chefs Alex and Jas have established a cult following hosting local pop-ups…

GW Fins' Three Course Valentine's Day Dinner To-Go

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – For everyone creating their own romantic Valentine's Day celebration at home this year, GW Fins has created a three course, romantic dinner to-go. GW Fins is offering this prix fixe menu on both Saturday, Feb.…

Things Happening Now

  Before you know it, it will be Carnival. My wife and daughters recently visited the King Cake Hub and I am told it was delightful. They came home with a cake from Haydel’s, and I was well pleased. “It’s…

Hidden Gem

Most cities have their neighborhood joints, casual places where you can get a sandwich or splurge a bit more for an entrée. But only one has Chef Susan Spicer working the line, helping to come up with “Thank You Baby…

Antoine's Unveils New Mardi Gras Dinner Menu

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Antoine’s is excited to share with its new Four Course Prix Fixe Mardi Gras DINNER Menu! From Snails en Croute to Rabbit Rillettes to Veal Francese and even King Cake Baked Alaska, the menu is…

Valentine’s Day in NOLA: Takeout, Romantic Dinners & More

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – This Valentine’s Day weekend, Jack Rose, Hot Tin and Bayou Bar will be offering a series of festive lunches, brunches and dinners beginning Friday, Feb. 12, and running through Sunday, Feb. 14. The restaurants…

King Cakes Now Available at Galatoire’s Restaurant

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Galatoire’s is excited to announce the restaurant will now offer King Cakes this Mardi Gras season, available by pre-order. Each cake serves 12-14. “As we continue to once again shift our services in an ever-changing…

The New Orleans Vampire Café Debuts in the French Quarter

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Today, The New Orleans Vampire Café, a one-of-a-kind café experience inspired by eternal life and the quintessential mystique of New Orleans, debuts in the heart of the famed French Quarter. Offering an authentic immersion in…

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).…