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DINING GUIDE

        One Night Only Oyster Dinner at RioMar RioMar, 800 South Peters St., 525-3474, RioMarSeafood.com On Fri., Nov. 1, RioMar, a Warehouse District Latin seafood restaurant, will be kicking off oyster season with a one-night-only oyster dinner.…

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Indulge in Redemption Redemption, 3835 Iberville St., 309-3570, Redemption-Nola.com Resurrected after Katrina, Redemption lives up to its name. Originally built as a church in 1914, the building served as a restaurant for 30 years and then as a temporary place…

Oven Fresh

These bakeries are the bread and butter of Acadiana.

Try This Cocktail: French Quarter 75

Don’t look now, but the odometer for 2013 just flipped over into double-digits. All those things you were planning to accomplish just a few short months ago but didn’t, and now the sands in the hourglass are flowing, are barely…

Wine in China: A First-Person Report

Hi everyone,   My friend, Matt Miller, lives in China and we were “conversing” a while back via email and text.   There is a great deal of discussion about the impact of China on every industry they touch, including…

Restaurants New and Revisited

In many parts of the United States, September is when you first start considering whether you should bring a sweater with you when you leave the house. If you’ve got kids, it’s also when you start getting re-acclimated to the…

DINING GUIDE

Pascal’s Manale Restaurant, Andrea’s Restaurant and Capri Blu Bar and Zea Rotisserie & Grill

The Go-Cup Controversy: Much Ado About Something... Maybe

The local food and drink blog networks have been all abuzz lately with hyperbole, rushes to judgment, uninformed opinions, emotions run amuck, and conclusions reached based on thin information and evidence. In other words, it’s all been relatively normal. One…

DINING, ENTERTAINMENT AND COCKTAILS

  Restaurant R’Evolution 777 Bienville St. | 504/553-2277 Summer specials include 25 cent Bloody Marys and Martinis. Legendary Lunch Plats du Jour entrees under $20 served Monday though Friday and complimentary parking available.       Arnaud’s 813 Bienville |…

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Coup De Chef at Creole Grille Jeff’s Creole Grille, 5241 Veterans Blvd., Metairie, 889-7992 Jeff Smith, chef for three years at The Creole Grille & Bar on Veterans Boulevard, has just bought the restaurant with his family. As well as…

Tales of the Cocktail Stands Tall

If it isn’t one thing, it’s another.   You’ve probably heard or used that expression and applied it to negative situations that just seem to mount up. You can’t solve one crisis before another one pops up and bites you…

The Best New Restaurants in New Orleans

Usually over lunch, sandwiches brought to the office, our food writers and members of the editorial staff gather to determine the year’s group of best new restaurants in New Orleans. Such a conversation could easily stretch into dinner because there…

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New Orleans’ Best New Restaurants 2013

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New Orleans’ Best New Restaurants 2013

Cocktail Recipe: ‘‘Tales’’ Is Very Cool

The headline tells the truth, but it isn’t something you expect to find in July in New Orleans. Staying cool in that month in this place is a challenge of the highest order. But the annual Tales of the Cocktail…

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New Orleans’ Best New Restaurants 2013