Restaurants

COOLinary, Outdoor Seating and Patois

  Did you know that COOLinary New Orleans is back for the fall? You might if this is your only source of dining information, and if that’s the case, you can learn about it here. There are 58 restaurants participating in…

News and Surprises

  Herbsaint is one of the best restaurants in New Orleans and I haven’t been there in far too long. It is one of the restaurants, along with another I’m going to mention shortly, that I have 100% confidence in…

Toups' Meatery Re-launches Happy Hour

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Mid-City New Orleans’ go-to spot for Cajun rustic cookery and killer cocktails, Toups Meatery, has just announced the re-launch of Happy Hour. Guests can enjoy Happy Hour Monday through Friday, from 3PM – 5PM…

Herbsaint Celebrates 20 Years

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Twenty years ago, Chef Donald Link opened his flagship restaurant, Herbsaint, on St. Charles Avenue, offering contemporary, seasonal French-Southern cuisine with elements of rustic Italian cooking. This October, in celebration of that milestone, Chef Link…

NOLA Pizza Co. to Open Nov. 1 in Irish Channel

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Co., the award-winning producer of NOLA Brewing’s popular craft beer, Sparkling Hop’d Tea, and NOLA Hand Sanitizer, will expand its presence into the New Orleans culinary community with its…

Sylvain Hosts 10th Anniversary Party

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – In celebration of a decade of service in the French Quarter, Sylvain is hosting a 10th Anniversary party this Saturday, Oct. 10 beginning at 6 p.m. The anniversary party will feature a few original…

Restaurant R’evolution Celebrates Reopening Announcement

NEW ORLEANS (press release) — Renowned New Orleans fine-dining establishment, Restaurant R’evolution, celebrates the announcement that it is reopening its doors for dinner experiences on Thursday, Oct. 22. Located at 777 Bienville St., inside the iconic Royal Sonesta New Orleans,…

From Rose' to Rarities - NOWFE's Events Fall Into Place

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The New Orleans Wine & Food Experience is bringing a condensed line-up of events to New Orleans this fall and winter with four special wine and food experiences and a continuation of the successful wine dinners…

Oktoberfest Kicks Off At Cochon Butcher

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Chefs Donald Link and Stephen Stryjewski have announced an Oktoberfest celebration will take place throughout October at Cochon Butcher with a German-inspired menu of small plates, German wines by the glass, German-inspired cocktails, and of…

Gautreau's To Reopen Thursday, Oct. 1

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Gautreau’s will officially reopen their doors for dinner service on Thursday, Oct. 1st for the first time since closing in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Located at 1728 Soniat St. in Uptown New Orleans, Gautreau’s…

NOWFE's Wine Dinner Series Continues Through Fall

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The New Orleans Wine & Food Experience has announced it will continue its sold out wine dinner series that began in the summer. NOWFE is organizing and promoting the dinners for each restaurant throughout the…

A Local Market and a Reopening

  My friend Anne owns Nolavore, and she sent an email recently alerting people to the outdoor market they’re holding soon. Here’s the story: We are all feeling like we'd like to get out of the house a bit more…

The Best Cool Bites to Get You Out of the Kitchen

Though an enthusiastic cook and appreciative of the slight reprieve from the summer temperatures, I remain unconvinced that Gumbo Weather is upon us. I am still avoiding heat belching ovens, roiling liquids in a hot pots, and, for the most…

Copeland's of New Orleans is Now Serving Weekend Brunch

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Copeland’s of New Orleans is now serving its new weekend brunch. Brunch hours are on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at all local Copeland’s locations. The full brunch menu includes comforting,…

Boucherie Launches Happy Hour with Drinks and Bites

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Chef Nathanial Zimet of Boucherie has launched a new happy hour every Tuesday through Saturday from 5 – 6 p.m. at his recently reopened establishment. The happy hour specials include $5 select house red and…

Restaurants and You.

  My wife had a birthday this week and we celebrated as well as we could under the circumstances. The potential hurricane meant even the limited, socially-distanced celebration we’d hoped to have was nixed. Instead my wife made a salad,…

The Best Things to Check Out This Weekend

  The temperature seems to be giving us a little break, and there are some exciting things to celebrate on the culinary scene. Check it out. When she died last year at age 96, Chef Leah Chase, the embodiment of…

Cochon Butcher Brings The Taste Of Spain To Your Table

NEW ORLEANS—James Beard Award winning chefs and owners Donald Link and Stephen Stryjewski have introduced a new tapas menu at Cochon Butcher. The small plate dishes bring Spanish influences to the Old-World butcher and charcuterie shop. “With so many people…

More Restaurant News and The Mass Feeding Program

  I have received several press releases that may be of interest to you, including these: Donald Link and Stephen Stryjewski have introduced a new tapas menu at Cochon Butcher. The small plate dishes bring Spanish influences to the Old-World…

Where Are We drinking This Week?

  Many of our favorite bars are still closed, and government orders may make the waiting game a bit longer. So, where do we grab a great drink? Several places have reached out to us about what they’re offering and…