Restaurants

Galatoire Foundation Announces Annual Christmas Auction

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Galatoire’s Restaurant and The Galatoire Foundation are pleased to announce the date of its annual Christmas Auction to benefit local nonprofits Tuesday, Dec. 8. Recipients chosen are Kingsley House, STAIR, Grace at the Greenlight and The Galatoire…

Creole Cuisine Holiday Toy Drive

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The Annual Toy Drive benefitting the New Orleans Mission is NOW underway. In the spirit of the holidays, please join Creole Cuisine in spreading joy to the less fortunate children in our community this Christmas.…

Compere Lapin Launches Pasta Pop-up & Boozy Brunch To-Go

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Earlier this month, James Beard award-winning Chef Nina Compton and partner/husband Larry Miller reopened their flagship restaurant Compère Lapin at the Old No. 77 Hotel, offering the same robust dishes that have garnered national acclaim…

Galatoire’s Offers Thanksgiving Family Meals To-Go

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – This Thanksgiving let Galatoire’s do the cooking for you with special to-go items featuring culinary creations from Executive Chef Phillip Lopez. Menu items are served a la carte so you can customize your own meal…

Broussard's, Tommy's and Le Bayou Open Thanksgiving Day

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Creole Cuisine restaurants open Thanksgiving Day. BROUSSARDS:Three-course Thanksgiving Day Prix-Fixefeaturing Gulf Fish Amandine, Roasted Turkey with Oyster Dressing and more Choice of soup or salad, entrée and dessert, $45 per person, gratuity and tip not included  Thursday,…

Broussard's Presents Final Centennial Menu Set For Reveillon

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Broussard’s Restaurant will offer its final special centennial menu showcasing a key Louisiana ingredient—citrus—in each of the three courses beginning Dec. 1. The menu will serve as its Reveillon menu throughout the holiday season. Broussard’s has been celebrating 100 years of French-Creole…

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…

Restaurant R’evolution Names Samuel Peery Chef de Cuisine

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Samuel Peery has been named chef de cuisine of Restaurant R’evolution, the iconic fine-dining establishment located at 777 Bienville St., inside Royal Sonesta New Orleans hotel in the heart of the French Quarter. As…

Bywater American Bistro Welcomes Chef Serigne Mbaye, Nov. 18

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Bywater American Bistro (BABs) – Bywater’s go-to spot for exceptional contemporary cuisine – will welcome lauded Senegalese Chef Serigne Mbaye of local pop-up Dakar NOLA on Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.…

Gris Gris and Product Warnings

  I received word today that Gris Gris, grisgrisnola.com, Chef Eric Cook’s inventive Creole restaurant on Magazine Street, has reopened as of yesterday, Nov. 4. Here’s an excerpt from the PR: After seven long months, Gris-Gris is excited to reopen…

Gris-Gris Announced Reopening Nov. 4

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – After seven long months, Gris-Gris is excited to reopen its doors for in-restaurant dining. The restaurant will be open seven days a week for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch beginning Wednesday, Nov. 4. Reservations…

Celebrate Thanksgiving with Chef Nina Compton

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – This month, celebrate Thanksgiving with food from Chef Nina Compton.   Bywater American Bistro Those looking to celebrate Thanksgiving at home can order special Thanksgiving Meal Kits To-Go from Chef Nina Compton’s highly acclaimed…

Compère Lapin Reopens Nov. 11

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – James Beard: Best Chef South Nina Compton and husband/partner Larry Miller are thrilled to announce that their flagship restaurant Compère Lapin will be reopening its doors to the public on Wednesday, Nov. 11. With the…

Staying in or Heading Out: The Best for This Weekend

  This past was a particularly crafty weekend. I spent it carving elaborate pumpkins with my niece and creating one of those monster-themed candy shoot things so we can issue candy to trick-or-treaters from a distance. That Halloween is on…

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,…