Restaurants

Build a Poor Boy, Feed a Community

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Creole Cuisine Restaurant Concepts is reopening many of its restaurants following the COVID-19 closures with specially priced six-inch, $6 poor boys in an effort to support the local community. In celebration of getting back to…

Restaurants Re-opening – What’s Your Plan?

  We are going to be entering an interesting time in the history of New Orleans restaurants in the coming weeks. We’ve already started to see some restaurants open with reduced capacity and alternative seating arrangements. As I’ve driven around…

Copper Vine Now Open for Dine-In Service

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Copper Vine is open for dine-in service daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Of course, the restaurant is adhering to all safety protocols, including limited indoor and courtyard seating. Curbside pickup is also available.…

Commander's Offers To-Go: Ready to Heat

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – For the first time ever, your favorite dishes from Commander’s Palace can be enjoyed anywhere in the country as we announce a partnership with Goldbelly, an online platform that ships America’s most legendary foods from…

Galatoire’s Plans Reopening of Dining Rooms

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Galatoire’s is excited to announce it will reopen its dining rooms in Galatoire’s and Galatoire’s “33” Bar and Steak with limited capacity on Wednesday, May 20 in accordance with Gov. John Bel Edwards’ Phase 1…

Broussard's Restaurant and Courtyard Hosts "Meals For Musicians"

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Broussard’s Restaurant & Courtyard, in partnership with New Orleans Fish House and French Quarter Festivals, Inc. (FQFI), is serving meals to local musicians and Broussard’s employees as a kickoff to its reopening. Broussard’s was scheduled…

Metairie-Based Fat Boy's Pizza Announces Baton Rouge Expansion

METAIRIE, La (press release) — Fat Boy’s Pizza is heading to Tigerland! The Metairie-based pizza giant that specializes in huge slices and 30-inch, New York-style pies will open on Nicholson Drive in August. Located across from Tiger Stadium, the Baton…

Make Your Reservation at Cochon and Pêche

NEW ORLEANS (press release) - After two long months, I am pleased to announce that we will be reopening Cochon and Pêche on Wednesday, May 20, with Herbsaint and Gianna to follow a couple of weeks later. La Boulangerie and Butcher are currently open for take-out…

The Best of Oak Street

  My maternal grandmother, Cecilia Fletchinger, born in 1908, hailed from a large German-Irish Catholic family that lived in the building that now houses Camellia Grill on Carrollton Avenue in the Riverbend area. She attended Matter Dolorosa School and she…

NOLA Mother's Day 2020

  It’s time to celebrate mom, and while that celebration may look a little different this year, there are still plenty of great places to get gifts, delicious treats, festive spirits and more. Here are some of our top choices…

Bywater American Bistro Introduces Jerk Drive-Thru

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Chef Nina Compton, Larry Miller and Chef Levi Raines are introducing a Jerk Drive-Thru at Bywater favorite, Bywater American Bistro. On Sunday, May 3, diners can enjoy Jerk Whole Hog (1/2 lb $15); Jerk Chicken (1/2 bird $15); and Jerk St. Louis Style Ribs (1/2 rack $15). Each dish is…

Cochon Butcher and La Boulangerie Offer Take-Out and Delivery

NEW ORLEANS (press release) —The Link Restaurant Group is once again offering curbside takeout and delivery through D’LiveryNOLA at Cochon Butcher and La Boulangerie. “Being able to support our staff by providing employment and offering a sense of normalcy for…

List of Locally-Owned Restaurants in St. Bernard Parish

List of Locally Owned Restaurants in St. Bernard Parish per their Facebook Pages... ARABI: Ben’s Pizza - takeout/ delivery Pirogue's Whiskey Bayou- Takeout or Delivery The Kitchen Table Café – Take out or Delivery The Palms Too- Take out Gerald’s…

LeBlanc+Smith Announces Temporary Closures Beginning March 16

NEW ORLEANS (press release) - Effective today, New Orleans-based hospitality group ​LeBLANC + SMITH​ will temporarily close its five restaurants and bars, including ​Meauxbar​, ​Sylvain​, ​Barrel Proof​, ​Cavan​, and ​Longway Tavern​. See below for a statement from the LeBLANC +…

Jewel of the South Launches Weekend Brunch

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Since opening in March 2019, Jewel of the South co-owners Chris Hannah and Nick Detrich have been busy at work realizing the vision they had for the historic Creole cottage – a multi-story dining and…

The Roosevelt New Orleans Debuts Easter Brunch Menu

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel will celebrate Easter with a decadent brunch buffet in the most elegant ballroom in the city, a beloved tradition for guests of all ages. The Easter brunch…

Corona, Corona, Cocktail

  With all the talk these days surrounding the dreaded coronavirus, we wanted to keep things a little lighter, take you to places that will offer great drinks and great specials. It’s hard to not think of the frenzy surrounding…

How To Celebrate Your Big (Birth)Day

  As most of you know, I have a birthday coming up in the next few days. As we measure these things in temporal terms I will be 51. That is a full third of the way through my expected…

The Best Meatless Specials to Try for Lent

  For Catholics, the practice of forgoing the consumption of meat during Lent (Ash Wednesday until Easter Sunday) has its roots in the early days of the church and the Black Fast, when the righteous were expected to partake of…